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Author Lynch, Daniel C.

Title After the propaganda state : media, politics, and "thought work" in reformed China / Daniel C. Lynch.

Published Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  302.2 LYNC    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  302.2 LYNC    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 327 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. "Thought Work" in the Praetorian Public Sphere -- 2. Thought-Work Institutions Under Reform -- 3. The Commercialization of Thought Work -- 4. The Globalization of Thought Work -- 5. The Pluralization of Thought Work -- 6. The Struggle to Reassert Control -- 7. Thought Work and the Transition from Authoritarian Rule.
Summary This book argues that a combination of property rights reform, administrative fragmentation, and technological advance has caused the post-Mao Chinese state to lose a significant degree of control over "thought work," the management of propagandistic communications flowing into and through Chinese society.
Subject Mass media -- Social aspects -- China.
Communication -- Social aspects -- China.
Social change -- China.
Political participation -- China.
ISBN 0804734615 (cloth : alk. paper)