A framing analysis of the inadequate housing problem in Hong Kong


Grant Data
Project Title
A framing analysis of the inadequate housing problem in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator
Dr Lau, Mandy Hang Man   (Principal investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
2016-01-01
Completion Date
2017-12-31
Amount
399500
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Inadequate housing, framing analysis, policy controversies, interpretive policy analysis, Hong Kong
Discipline
Urban Studies and Planning
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17608615
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2) To identify the strategies which different actors have adopted to frame the causes of and solutions to the inadequate housing problem 3) To analyse how framing strategies interact with material resources, political power and the policymaking context, to shape the set of policy responses in Hong Kong 4) To explain why controversies have emerged during the policymaking process, despite consensus over the severity of the inadequate housing problem 5) To identify possibilities for re-framing the inadequate housing debate towards more consensual solutions