The rise of the Hong Kong local identity vis-à-vis the Chinese national identity has been particularly pronounced in recent years. This article argues that the “Mainlandization” of Hong Kong since 2003 has alienated Hong Kongers and threatened their sense of distinctiveness, which in turn has intensified their resistance to Beijing’s top-down assimilation.
Research Article| December 01 2014
Hong Kong Identity on the Rise
Yew Chiew Ping;
Asian Survey (2014) 54 (6): 1088–1112.
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Yew Chiew Ping, Kwong Kin-ming; Hong Kong Identity on the Rise. Asian Survey 1 December 2014; 54 (6): 1088–1112. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.6.1088
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