Essays about: "Hoklo"

Found 2 essays containing the word Hoklo.

  1. 1. The Perpetual Colonial Situation: Language and Dominance in Taiwan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Tsung-Ting Chen; [2019-02-04]
    Keywords : language policy; colonialism; Hoklo; Mandarin; sociology; habitus; field; capital; Taiwan; China;

    Abstract : In Taiwan today, 96% of the population speaks Mandarin. Yet, Mandarin speakers were rare, if not totally absent, on the island before 1945. READ MORE

  2. 2. Taiwan Identity. Re-positioning amidst multi-layered realities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Gudrun Seiler-Holmer; [2011]
    Keywords : imagined community; multi-culturalism; ethnic identity; Taiwanisation bentuhua ; Taiwan identity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The question to be dealt with in this study is to what extent the emergence of a distinct Taiwan identity has influenced people's self-perception, with respect to the profound economic and political changes in Taiwan since the 1980s, such as the lifting of martial law, democratisation and Taiwanisation (bentuhua). Assuming an existing interconnectedness between identity, politics, ethnicity and nationalism, it will be examined how the people of Taiwan, i. READ MORE