Jul 30, 2022
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Taiwan, such as referendum, autonomy, self-consciousness, and local, were gradually becoming popular in Hong Kong—which meant that Hong Kong was talking about itself in the same way. "Civil societies and student groups in the two places began to connect with each other and support each other. When everyone found that they were facing the same oppression, they would think about why the student movements in the two places looked different?" This became the research question before him. hongkong-demonstration-ming-sho-ho-01 Image source. Left Bank Culture Through a telemarketing list comparative perspective, He Mingxiu refers to the six intellectual mysteries of Chen Sunhua and the Umbrella Movement, trying to propose solutions, and analyzes the structures and strategies used before, now and after the occupation from the perspective of a larger social change context. The English version of this book won the 8th Humanities and Social Sciences Academic Book Award of Academia Sinica. (Image source: Left Bank Culture) If you don't act today, you'll be gone tomorrow In the past, traditional Western theories tended to understand social movements from the perspective of advantage. The emergence of a social movement at a certain point in time is more likely because the protesters perceive the current situation to be favorable, the cost of confrontation is reduced, and there is a chance of success. However, looking at sunflowers and umbrellas from this "opportunity point of view" makes absolutely no sense. Both movements were a last-ditch battle, erupting at the disadvantage of having no political opportunity. "On the eve of the protest, the attitude of the rulers, the stability of the elite system, and political allies were all unfavorable, or at best neutral.