In search of an identity: the politics of history as a school subject in hong kong, 1960s-2005 by edward vickers isbn 10: 962-8093-38-x isbn 13: 978-962- 8093-38-0 (2005, 334pp) hk$200 (local), us$32 (overseas) published by comparative education research centre (cerc) in most societies the school subject. Hong kong chief executive leung chun-ying (left), and financial secretary john tsang, arrive for a press conference on sept 21 many younger hong kong residents are critical of leung and other political leaders in hong kong, saying they are too pro-china and are not fighting hard enough for hong. Time-image,national identity,political allegory,gambling films,hong kong cinema, abstract the gambling film in hong kong cinema is usually perceived as a highly commercialized genre and receives scant attention in film studies this article analyses two of the most popular gambling films at the hong kong box office,. Written by wai-man lam upon being returned to china in 1997, hong kong was given special administrative region status directly under beijing on the principle of “one country, two systems” evaluations of the success of these arrangements depends on one's political position some emphasize. Around two years before manmohan singh's government fell apart, policy paralysis emerged as an economic term with wider currency - from new delhi, mumbai, hong kong, london, washington to new york no news report on india's financial health looked complete without a policy paralysis inserted.
Fairbrother, gp (2003) the effects of political education and critical thinking on hong kong and mainland chinese university students' national attitudes flowerdew, j (2004) identity politics and hong kong's return to chinese sovereignty: analysing the discourse of hong kong's first chief executive journal of pragmatics. One of the original founders of hong kong's 2014 democracy protests thinks that increasing dis-identification with chineseness, on both the level of culture and politics, is pushing the city-state towards uncharted territory hong kong skyline flickr/michael hansen some rights reservedwhen i finally arrive. This is a systematic review of all 746 history undergraduate courses taught in 2017 at the 35 australian universities which offer history as a program of study the main findings of the rise of identity politics: an audit of history teaching at australian universities in 2017 reveals that history has shifted away.
Nor is this an accidental oversight: the new regime is engaged in a long-term campaign to resocialize hongkongers as uncritical patriots who identify first and foremost not with hong kong, but with the chinese motherland the essay begins by analyzing the political-cultural identity of hong kong, focusing on three facets. This paper critically examines the discourse of the first chief executive of the hong kong special administrative region (sar) of china, tung chee-hwa, during his first five-year period of office, following the return of hong kong from british to chinese sovereignty in 1997 based on a large corpus of primarily speeches, but.
Patten's arrival as governor in 1992 marked a new stage in the sino-british struggle over 'decolonization' in hong kong this struggle is highly rhetorical and the local mass media call it a 'war of words' however, by adopting a strategic- relational approach, this article reveals a dual struggle over the politics of identity. Symposium on movements of desires: identity politics, consumption and citizen- making in china and hong kong | cuhk communications and public relations office. Contemporary chinese political economy and strategic relations: an international journal 2(2) ♢ 2016 keywords: hong kong, umbrella movement, taiwan, sunflower movement, political identities, civic nationalism, social movements 1 introduction identity politics in hong kong and taiwan have become inherently.
As a child growing up in hong kong in the 1990s, there was hardly any racial or cultural diversity unlike the major cities of the united states where schools are a true melting pot of an unlimited mixture of cultures and races, hong kong was predominantly chinese as a result of growing up in such a. His opinion, however, is not necessarily representative of all students in hong kong certainly questions of hong kong versus chinese identity are crucial, but many of my nearly 1,000 students so far since 2014 are also deeply concerned about the same economic issues that have propelled bernie. A few thousand also protested against independence in october of the same year following a show of hong kong nationalism during the oath-taking ceremony of two newly-elected legislative councilors what accounts for this significant and unexpected shift in hong kong's identity politics this chapter will seek to provide. This course aims to • detect the forces of changes which shape the education policy and development in hong kong from 1945 to present • examine critically the characteristics and quality of education governance in hong kong • analyse the dynamics and politics of education policy-making and effective implemention.
Although it also stresses hong kong's economic self-sufficiency and local democracy, localism in the hong kong context, especially in the right-wing rhetoric, emphasises the mainland chinese cultural and political threat to the city and attempts to reinforce a hong kong identity as opposed to the chinese national identity.
Teaching areas & research interests civil society and governance political thoughts and political analysis identity politics, political culture and political participation hong kong government and politics government and politics of greater china international organizations and global governance. Ding's reply raises questions about the status of patriotism (or the identification with the chinese nation-state) in current political controversies both in hong kong and in mainland china does the questioning of patriotic dogma point to a shift in the political identity of hong kong can it portend a greater. By jeremy ha do people from hong kong feel proud to be chinese hong kong's lunar new year celebrations in february 2016 were marred by violence following the hong kong government's prohibition of unlicensed food vendors to sell fish balls more than 60 people were arrested and many were.