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'We'll Save Ourselves': Student Activism in Contemporary Taiwan

Ebsworth, Rowena


Between March 18 and April 10 2014 a group of student activists led thousands of protesters as they occupied the Legislative Yuan and surrounding streets in Taipei, Taiwan. The event, now known as the 318 Occupation or Sunflower Student Movement, has since been defined as turning point in Taiwan's democracy and dominates academic discussion. It has been celebrated as an expression of civil society's disillusion with the Kuomintang (KMT) government, growing ties with China, and economic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Thesis (PhD)
Embargoed until: 2022-01-22


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