Christine is a published author of many types of works, ranging from short Op-Eds to extensive commissioned research for commercial and professional institutions to policy reports and academic publications. She is also the author and editor of several books.

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Getting Heard: A Handbook for Hong Kong Citizens (2002)

A practical guide to help Hong Kong people participate more effectively in public affairs. This is a “how to do it” book that is now somewhat out of date on the details but the general principles remain valid.
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Building Democracy: Creating Good Government for Hong Kong (2003)

Contains a range on essays about governance and democracy, including by Christine Loh. This remains relevant as a reference for what scholars thought about constitutional reform in the early 2000s.
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At The Epicentre – Hong Kong and the SARS Outbreak (2004)

Provides a record of what happened when SARS struck Hong Kong and how the city came together and survived. The book includes chapters from Christine Loh and other authors with expertise in different fields, as well as a record of the community response. This book is a good source reference with extensive footnotes.
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Functional Constituencies – A Unique Feature of the Hong Kong Legislative Council (2006)

Provides a thorough study of functional constituencies. It has become an essential text to understand this feature of Hong Kong’s political system. The book remains relevant for people who want to understand functional constituencies. This book is a good source reference with extensive footnotes.
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No Third Person: Rewriting the Hong Kong Story (2018)

Being Here – Shaping A Preferred Future (2006) – this is an autobiography the first half of which is about my heritage – that is my Shanghainese and Cantonese families, my Danish stepfather, and my nanny from Shunde, and how their experiences shaped my life. The second half is about how I became involved in public affairs and then my political life up until 2005. The publisher was SCMP Books, and it is now out of print but seems to be available from libraries in Hong Kong.

Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

A pioneering examination of the role that the Chinese Communist Party has played in Hong Kong since the creation of the party in 1921 till 2017. The 1st Edition was published in 2010 (has a Chinese translation with a postscript) and the 2nd Edition was published in 2018. The 1st Edition has details on events between 1997-2009, while the 2nd Edition goes into greater depth on the party’s view on “one country, two systems”, “patriotism”, and “elections”. The introduction was extensively revised and the concluding chapter has been completely rewritten in order to give a thorough account of the post-1997 governance and political system in Hong Kong, and where challenges lie.
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No Third Person: Rewriting the Hong Kong Story (2018)

No Third Person: Rewriting the Hong Kong Story (2018) was co-authored by Christine Loh and Richard Cullen. British Hong Kong had a good story in the run-up to 1997. Today, they have no compelling narrative that joins the past and the future, at a time when mainland China rises in the world. This book is based on our thoughts of what a new Hong Kong story might be. The publisher, Abbreviated Press, has made the book available on-line www.abbrv.press/nothirdperson.html and hard copies can also be purchased from on-line booksellers. A Chinese version will be published by City University Press, Hong Kong in 2021.
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