Why ‘reunion in democracy’ fails? : The past and the future of a colonial city

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Abstract

This paper addresses the current political predicament in Hong Kong. However, rather than offering a casual political commentary on the current state of identity politics of Hong Kong, it offers a critical and historical evaluation of the ideas and practices of ‘Reunion in Democracy’ in the past decades.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)802-819
Number of pages18
JournalCultural Studies
Volume31
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017

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Hong Kong
democracy
Indian Ocean
politics
evaluation
Democracy
Colonial City
Identity Politics
Evaluation
Political Commentary

Keywords

  • Hong Kong
  • anti-colonialism
  • localism
  • politics of identity
  • pro-democracy movement

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