Author

Anson Au

Anson Au is a Social Policy Research Officer within LSE Health and Social Care at the London School of Economics, where he also obtained a MSc in social research methodology. His work focuses on culture, political sociology, social policy, research methodology, and social theory.

The Sunflower Movement and the Taiwanese National Identity: Building an Anti-Sinoist Civic Nationalism

Anti-Sinoism in Taiwan has penetrated the state, crystallizing into an ethnic conflict that has escalated to include induced immigration, and pressured emigration. Contemporary constructions of what it means to be Taiwanese both echo anti-Sinoist themes from historical social movements, and ultimately infuse civic nationalism with anti-Sinoism.