Hong Kong Between 'One Country' and 'Two Systems': Essays from the Year that Transformed the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (June 2019-June 2020)

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Larry Catá Backer

Larry Catá Backer is a founding member of the Coalition for Peace & Ethics.  He holds an appointment at Pennsylvania State University where he serves as the W. Richard and Mary Eshelman Faculty Scholar, Professor of Law and International Affairs (B.A. Brandeis University; M.P.P. Harvard University Kennedy School of Government; J.D. Columbia University).  He teaches and researches in the areas of economic globalization, international affairs, global governance, and on Party-State systems, including China and Cuba, and has worked on international instruments for global governance of business enterprises.  He teaches courses in Corporate Law, Corporate Social Responsibility, multinational corporations, international institutions, as well as on law and religion and constitutional law.  He has lectured in South America, Europe and Asia, and has organized graduate programs in Cuba.  His work on Cuba includes Cuban corporations and cooperatives, Cuban regional trade policies, the governance structures of the Cuban Communist Party, and the indigenization of Cuban ethnicity. He has written extensively on the development of the theory and practice of the Party-State system in China, including on issues of Chinese constitutionalism and the role of the Chinese Communist Party.  His short essays on many of these topics may be found on his blogsite: “Law at the End of the Day.”