Title

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

Document Type

Journal article

Source Publication

Cultural Studies

Publication Date

1-1-2017

Volume

31

Issue

6

First Page

802

Last Page

819

Publisher

Routledge

Keywords

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

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.

DOI

10.1080/09502386.2017.1375540

Print ISSN

09502386

E-ISSN

14664348

Publisher Statement

Copyright © 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Access to external full text or publisher's version may require subscription.

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Recommended Citation

Law, W. S. (2017). Why ‘reunion in democracy’ fails?: The past and the future of a colonial city. Cultural Studies, 31(6), 802-819. doi: 10.1080/09502386.2017.1375540

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