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Umbrella revolution : the academy reflects on Hong Kong’s struggle
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  • Rolien Susanne HOYNG, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
  • Murat ES, University of Hong Kong
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Online resource
Publication Date
10-3-2014
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openDemocracy
Abstract

Two professors in Hong Kong interview fellow academics, student activists and graduate students from mainland China in order to draw out Hong Kong’s history in relation to globalising forms of political expression. Colonial history, neoliberal urban governance, and Chinese authoritarianism all bear on the current unrest.

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Hoyng, R., & Es, M. (2014). Umbrella revolution: the academy reflects on Hong Kong’s struggle. openDemocracy. Retrieved from https://www.opendemocracy.net/rolien-hoyng-murat-es/umbrella-revolution-academy-reflects-on-hong-kong%E2%80%99s-struggle