Hong Kong Protests : Why are People Demonstrating? How we Surveyed Protestors

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Abstract

We are witnessing the most intense wave of public protest in the history of Hong Kong. Why the protests are happening is widely understood: sparked by opposition against a proposed bill to allow the extradition of Hong Kong citizens to mainland China, the citywide movement calls for more democracy and an independent investigation into police violence. But who are the protestors, and how might a survey of such a complex and evolving protest be carried out?
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Political Quarterly : Blog
PublisherWiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publication statusPublished - 16 Oct 2019

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