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Mapping Media In China

Author : Wanning Sun
ISBN : 9781136304309
Genre : Social Science
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Mapping Media in China is the first book-length study that goes below the ‘national’ scale to focus on the rich diversity of media in China from local, provincial and regional angles. China’s media has played a crucial role in shaping and directing the country’s social and cultural changes, and whilst these shifts have often been discussed as a single and coherent phenomenon, this ignores the vast array of local and regional variations within the country’s borders. This book explores media as both a reflection of the diversity within China and as an active agent behind these growing differences. It examines the role of media in shaping regional, provincial and local identities through the prism of media economics and technology, media practices, audiences, as well as media discourses. The book covers a wide range of themes, including civil society, political resistance, state power and the production and consumption of place-specific memory and imagination. With contributions from around the world, including original ethnographic material from scholars based in China, Mapping Media in China is an original book which spans a broad range of disciplines. It will be invaluable to both students and scholars of Chinese and Asian studies, media and communication studies, geography, anthropology and cultural studies.

Caring In Times Of Precarity

Author : Chow Yiu Fai
ISBN : 9783319768984
Genre : Social Science
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Caring in Times of Precarity draws together two key cultural observations: the increase in those living a single life, and the growing attraction of creative careers. Straddling this historical juncture, the book focuses on one particular group of ‘precariat’: single women in Shanghai in various forms of creative (self-)employment. While negotiating their share of the uncanny creative work ethos, these women also find themselves interpellated as shengnü (‘left-over women’) in a society configured by a mix of Confucian values, heterosexual ideals, and global images of womanhood. Following these women’s professional, social and intimate lives, the book refuses to see their singlehood and creative labour as problematic, and them as victims. It departs from dominant thinking on precarity, which foregrounds and critiques the contemporary need to be flexible, mobile, and spontaneous to the extent of (self-)exploitation, accepting insecurity. The book seeks to understand– empirically and specifically–women’s everyday struggles and pleasures. It highlights the up-close, everyday embodied, affective, and subjective experience in a particular Chinese city, with broader, global resonances well beyond China. Exploring the limits of the politics of precarity, the book proposes an ethics of care.

Media Transparency In China

Author : Baohui Xie
ISBN : 9780739183274
Genre : Political Science
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This book examines the problem of transparency in the news media in China through analysis of the political and market control jointly imposed by the party-state and the media. It argues that the gap between rhetoric and reality reveals the disjuncture of the party-state and the media from their political representation.

Contemporary Chinese Studies Series

Author : Ruoyun Bai
ISBN : 9780774826334
Genre : Performing Arts
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The Legend Of The Golden Boat

Author : Andrew Walker
ISBN : 0824822560
Genre : Business & Economics
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Based on extensive travel in the upper Mekong hinterland, this volume is a fascinating account of the lives of the transport operators, traders, entrepreneurs, and government officials.

Abstracts Of Public Administration Development And Environment

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ISBN : UIUC:30112037738942
Genre : Developing countries
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The Athen Um

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Books In Print

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105002106081
Genre : American literature
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