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Title China's media and soft power in Africa : promotion and perceptions / edited by Xiaoling Zhang, Herman Wasserman, and Winston Mano.

Published New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Palgrave series in Asia and Pacific studies
Palgrave series in Asia and Pacific studies.
Springer English/International eBooks 2016 - Full Set
Notes Based on papers presented at a conference titled, "China's soft power in Africa: emerging media and cultural relations between China and Africa", held in the University of Nottingham's Ningbo Campus in China (UNNC) in September 2014.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Preface: Competing Representations and Conflicting Perceptions of China's Engagement in Africa; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 A World of Shared Influence; Section I Theoretical, Historical, and Global; 2 Reflections of a Soft Power Agnostic; 3 The Scramble for Asian Soft Power in Africa; 4 Evolving Media Interactions between China and Africa; Section II China's Promotion; 5 How Much Soft Power Does China Have in Africa?
6 Why Are Chinese Media in Africa? Evidence from Three Decades of Xinhua's News Coverage of Africa7 Constructive Journalism: A New Journalistic Paradigm of Chinese Media in Africa; 8 Chinese Perception of Soft Power: The Role of the Media in Shaping Chinese Views and Discourses on Foreign Aid to Africa; Section III Perceptions in Africa; 9 Journalists' and Public Perceptions of the Politics of China's Soft Power in Kenya under the "Look East" Foreign Policy; 10 Building Blocks and Themes in Chinese Soft Power toward Africa
11 Positive Portrayal of Sino-African Relations in the Ethiopian Press12 Engaging with China's Soft Power in Zimbabwe: Harare Citizens' Perceptions of China-Zimbabwe Relations; 13 China's Soft Power in Sudan: Increasing Activity but How Effective?; Conclusion; 14 Chinese Soft Power in Africa: Findings, Perspectives, and More Questions; Bibliography; Notes on Contributors; Index
Other author Zhang, Xiaoling, 1961- editor.
Wasserman, Herman, 1969- editor.
Mano, Winston, editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Mass media -- Africa -- Congresses.
Mass media -- China -- Influence -- Congresses.
Africa -- Press coverage -- China -- Congresses.
Africa -- Civilzation -- Chinese influences -- Congresses.
Africa -- Relations -- China -- Congresses.
China -- Relations -- Africa -- Congresses.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781137539670 (electronic bk.)
1137539674 (electronic bk.)