Why ‘reunion in democracy’ fails? : The past and the future of a colonial city
anti-colonialism, Hong Kong, localism, politics of identity, pro-democracy movement
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.
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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