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Title: Gating machine in Hong Kong
Authors: Chan, Hok Yu Jasper (陳學禹)
Chan, Ka Leung Alvin (陳家亮)
Law, Wai Leung Patrick (羅偉良)
Yip, Wing Yan Katherine (葉詠茵)
Department: Department of Public Policy
Issue Date: 2013
Course: POL5701 Comparative and International Housing Policy
Programme: Master of Arts in Housing Studies
Instructor: Dr. Zhang, Xiaoling
Subjects: Gated communities -- China -- Hong Kong.
Citation: Chan, H. Y. J., Chan, K. L. A., Law, W. L. P., & Yip, W. Y. K. (2013). Gating machine in Hong Kong (Outstanding Academic Papers by Students (OAPS)). Retrieved from City University of Hong Kong, CityU Institutional Repository.
Abstract: In this paper, we analyze the point of view of different scholars about “Gating Machine”. We then discuss about gated communities and their spread in Singapore, China and US, hence identifying the main “Actors” and their respective roles as suggested by different scholars in driving the “Gating Machine”. After forming the mainframe and major components of “Gating Machines”, we further apply the concept of “Gating Machine” to Hong Kong. We took an estate where we work and conducted survey to residents and summarize our findings in compare with the literatures’ view, thus, present which extend of applicability of gated communities in Hong Kong, and also foresee the possible effects of the continuous growth of gated communities in Hong Kong. With reference to literatures, we discuss the comparative advantages and disadvantages of gated communities, in which we conclude their impacts in the wide spread phenomenon.
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