What you are called is part of your identity as an individual and as a population of a nation. The reclaiming of a nation's identity to distinguish itself from the colonisers can be seen right across the globe. Taiwan in an international arena must be called Chinese Taipei because China still has a firm grip on the country, which has a one-China Policy.1 On independence, the Gold Coast changed its name to Ghana, and the Dutch East Indies changed its name to Indonesia.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2021|
- Torres Strait Islander