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The Resource Ethical Dilemmas in Public Policy : The Dynamics of Social Values in the East-West Context of Hong Kong

Ethical Dilemmas in Public Policy : The Dynamics of Social Values in the East-West Context of Hong Kong

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Ethical Dilemmas in Public Policy : The Dynamics of Social Values in the East-West Context of Hong Kong
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Ethical Dilemmas in Public Policy
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The Dynamics of Social Values in the East-West Context of Hong Kong
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Governance and Citizenship in Asia Ser
Ethical Dilemmas in Public Policy : The Dynamics of Social Values in the East-West Context of Hong Kong
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Ethical Dilemmas in Public Policy : The Dynamics of Social Values in the East-West Context of Hong Kong
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Contents
  • Foreword -- Contents -- 1 Introduction: Ethical Dilemmas, Social Values, and Public Policy: The Context of Governance and Citizenship -- Abstract -- Values and Social Values -- From Social Values to Public Policy -- Ethical Dilemmas, Governance, and Citizenship in Asia: From the Perspective of Social Values -- Nature and Pedagogy of the Book -- Part I: Ethics, Social Values, and Public Policy -- Part II: Citizenship, Social Values, and Public Policy -- References -- Part I Ethics, Social Values and Public Policy -- 2 The Case of Ah Bun: Euthanasia and Other Alternatives -- Abstract -- The Case of Ah Bun -- How Bad Is Death and How Good Is Life? -- Different Kinds of Euthanasia -- Reasons for Voluntary Active Euthanasia -- Reasons Against Voluntary Active Euthanasia -- Alternatives to Voluntary Active Euthanasia -- Palliative Care -- Forgoing Life-Sustaining Treatment -- Advance Directives -- An Important Note on Terminology -- Conclusion -- References -- 3 The Justification of the Abortion Law in Hong Kong: A Comparative Study -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Abortion on Demand -- Pregnancy that Threatens the Mother's Life -- Pregnancy that Threatens the Physical or Mental Health of the Mother -- Involuntary and Underage Pregnancy -- The Fetus that Has Serious Medical Problems or Birth Defects -- Challenge to the Law -- Conclusion -- References -- 4 Compensated Dating: An Ethical Analysis -- Abstract -- Prostitution -- Sex Between a Teenage Person and an Adult -- Mistaken Values? -- References -- 5 Private Sphere Versus Public Sphere: Photo Scandal of Edison Chen -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Is There Anything Wrong with Taking and Keeping Sexually Explicit Photographs of Oneself and One's Sexual Partner When There Is Mutual Consent? -- Has Edison Chen Done Anything Wrong?
  • What Exactly Are the Issues Involved in the Case of Photo Scandal of Edison Chen? -- Is There Anything Wrong in Viewing and Transmitting Personal Photographs That Are Illegitimately Obtained? -- Did the Government and the Court Handle the Case Properly? Why? -- References -- Part II Citizenship, Social Values and Public Policy -- 6 The Ethics of Admission and Rejection of Immigrants-the Case of Children Born in Hong Kong to Mainland Parents -- Abstract -- Introduction -- The Population of Hong Kong -- Two Major Cases Concerning the Right of Abode of Mainlanders in Hong Kong After 1997 -- Consequentialist Considerations -- Border Control as an Exercise of Freedom of Association -- Border Control as a Perpetuation of Brute Luck and Injustices -- Border Control as Preservation of Integrity and Cultural Distinctiveness of the Community -- Conclusion -- References -- 7 From the Case of Sex Discrimination to the Ideas of Equality and Equal Opportunities -- Abstract -- Introduction -- The Background -- The Claim of Sex Discrimination -- What Is Discrimination in the Context of Sex? -- The Nature of Equality -- Equality as "Treating like Alike"? -- The "Levelling-Down" Objection of Formal Equality -- The Politics of Treating like Alike -- The Elusiveness of "Equality" -- The "Inequality" of Affirmative Action -- Can Equal Opportunities Create a Level-Playing Field? -- Creating Equal Opportunities for Ethnic Minority Students in Hong Kong -- Conclusion -- References -- 8 Is the Public Assistance Programme Adequate in Hong Kong? From Value-Neutrality to Moral Engagement in the Politics of Policy Research -- Abstract -- A Brief Review of the Public Assistance Scheme in Hong Kong and the MacPherson Report -- A Re-examination of the Controversy of CSSA Review: The Possibility of Internal Criticism
  • Against the Official Interpretation of the Philosophy of the Existing CSSA Scheme: The View of a Critic -- Arguing for the Official Interpretation of the Philosophy of the Existing CSSA Scheme: The Insights of Hayek -- Re-examining the Controversy Around the MacPherson Report: From a Condition of Inarticulacy Towards a Politics of Moral Engagement -- References -- 9 The Poverty of Vision: A Critique of Hong Kong's Healthcare Policy -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Rethinking the Welfare State and Hong Kong's Healthcare Policy -- From Healthcare ReFinancing to the Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme (VHIS) -- Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme: Why and for Whom? -- Conclusion -- References -- 10 A Philosophical Analysis on the Reasons Against the Building of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link -- Abstract -- Introduction -- What Is Justice? -- Justice and the XRL -- Is the XRL Efficient? -- What Is Public Interest? -- Should Government Demolish Choi Yuen Tsuen? -- The Role of Government in a just Society -- Procedural Justice -- Conclusion -- References -- 11 Justice and Taxation: From GST to Hong Kong Tax System -- Abstract -- Rationales for Introducing GST -- GST and the Social Value of Justice -- Just and Viable Alternatives to GST -- Values and Choice in Public Policy -- Issues Beyond Taxation -- Conclusion -- References -- 12 Conclusion: Social Values, Public Policy, and Citizenship -- Abstract -- Public Policy and Social Values -- Role and Scope of Public Power -- Varieties of Social Values -- Handling Multiple Values -- Ethical Pluralism and Public Engagement -- References
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