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APOSS #70 “Social Pressure and Political Self-Censorship: Evidence from Hong Kong”

In the 70th APOSS session, Samson Yuen (Hong Kong Baptist University) presented his paper on how social pressures play an important role in inducing people to self-censor when facing threats posed by repressive laws. Hans H. Tung (National Taiwan University) and Li Shao (Zhejiang) provided detailed comments on theoretical, conceptual, and empirical issues.