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Generation HK: Seeking Identity in China’s Shadows

Ben Bland

Penguin Specials: 2017


Generation HK is a perfect introduction for anyone needing a short but meaningful insight into the current political situation in Hong Kong. Ben Bland covers the angles you would expect and interviews the key players, such as Joshua Wong, Agnes Chew and Nathan Law. This also provides the essential background to the 2012 success of Scholarism, Wong’s earlier activist group, and the apparent ease with which it achieved its aim of fighting off the proposed change to the school curriculum. Wong and his colleagues were in their early-mid teens at the time.

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