Chinese Media, Global Contexts

Chinese Media, Global Contexts

by Lee Chin-Chuan

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Overview

Virtually every major media, information and telecommunications enterprise in the world is significantly tied to China. This volume provides the most expert, up-to-date and multidisciplinary analyses on how the contemporary media function in what has rapidly become the world's biggest market. As the West, particularly the United States, tries to integrate China into the global market economy, the book examines how globalizing forces clash with Chinese nationalism to shape China's media discourses and ideology. It also analyses the role of the media as a site of resistance within China to the ruling elite.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415497367
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/21/2009
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Chin-Chuan Lee is a professor of journalism and mass communication at the University of Minnesota. His work has straddled the English and Chinese languages as well both scholarly traditions. The founding president of the Chinese Communication Asssociation, he has been a visiting

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