1616 Pages
    by Routledge

    From an area of specialist research a decade ago China’s media has become now an important element of research and teaching worldwide, not only in specific Chinese cultural studies courses at the university level but increasingly in post-graduate research and in the domain of business consultancy.

    Edited by Michael Keane and Wanning Sun, leading experts in the field, this new title is a ‘mini library’ of the foundational and the very best cutting-edge scholarship on Chinese media 

    Volume I: Politics and Communication

    1. Anne-Marie Brady and Wang Juntao, ‘China’s Strengthened New Order and the Role of Propaganda’, Journal of Contemporary China, 2009, 18, 62, 767–88.

    2. Joseph Chan, ‘Commercialization Without Independence: Media Development in China’, in Joseph Cheng and Maurice Brosseau (eds.), China Review (Chinese University Press, 1993), pp. 1–19.

    3. Timothy Cheek, ‘Redefining Propaganda: Debates on the Role of Journalism in Post-Mao Mainland China’, Issues and Studies, 1989, 2.

    4. Yik Chan Chin, ‘Policy Process, Policy Learning, and the Role of the Provincial Media in China’, Media, Culture & Society, 2011, 23, 6, 783–98.

    5. Jonathan Hassid, ‘Safety Valve or Pressure Cooker? Blogs in Chinese Political Life’, Journal of Communication, 2012, 62, 212–30.

    6. Yu Hong, ‘The Politics of a Socialist Harmonious Society in the Aftermath of China’s Neoliberal Development’, Chinese Journal of Communication, 2010, 3, 3, 311–28.

    7. Laikwan Pang, ‘The State Against Ghosts: A Genealogy of China’s Film Censorship Policy’, Screen, 2011, 52, 4, 461–76.

    8. Daniel Lynch, ‘Dilemmas of Thought Work in Fin-de-Siecle China’, China Quarterly, Mar. 1999, 173–201.

    9. Stephen R. MacKinnon, ‘Toward a History of the Chinese Press in the Republican Period’, Modern China, 1997, 23, 1, 3–32.

    10. David Shambaugh, ‘China’s Propaganda System: Institutions, Processes and Efficacy’, China Journal, 2007, 57, 25–58.

    11. Vivienne Shue, ‘Reports from China: China’s Local News Media’, China Quarterly, 1981, 322.

    12. Daniela Stockmann, ‘Greasing the Reels: Advertising as a Means of Campaigning on Chinese Television’, China Quarterly, 2011, 208, 851–69.

    13. Jingrong Tong, ‘The Crisis of the Centralized Media Control Theory: How Local Power Controls Media in China’, Media, Culture & Society, Nov. 2010, 32, 925–42.

    14. Yuehua Wu and Johannes M. Bauer, ‘E-Government in China: Deployment and Driving Forces of Provincial Government Portals’, Chinese Journal of Communication, 2010, 3, 3, 290–310.

    15. Guoguang Wu, ‘Command Communication: The Politics of Editorial Formulations’, China Quarterly, 1994, 137.

    16. Xin Xin, ‘The Impact of "Citizen Journalism" on Chinese Media and Society’, Journalism Practice, 2010, 4, 3, 333–44.

    17. Guobin Yang, ‘How Do Chinese Civic Associations Respond to the Internet? Findings from a Survey’, China Quarterly, 2007.

    18. Xiaoling Zhang, ‘From Totalitarianism to Hegemony: The Reconfiguration of the Party-State and the Transformation of Chinese Communication’, Journal of Contemporary China, 2011, 20, 68, 103–15.

    19. Yuezhi Zhao, ‘Media and Elusive Democracy in China’, Javnost, 2000.

    Volume II: Culture, Identity, and Place

    20. Daria Berg, ‘A New Spectacle in China’s Mediasphere: A Cultural Reading of a Web-Based Reality Show from Shanghai’, China Quarterly, 2011, 205, 133–51.

    21. Stephanie Hemelryk Donald, ‘Little Friends: Children and Creative Consumption in the People’s Republic of China’, International Journal of Cultural Studies, 2004, 7, 45.

    22. Judith Farquhar, ‘For Your Reading Pleasure: Self-Health (Ziwo Baojian) Information in 1990s Beijing’, Positions, 2001, 9, 1, 105–30.

    23. Anthony Fung and Xiaoxiao Zhang, ‘The Chinese Ugly Betty: TV-Cloning and Local Modernity’, International Journal of Cultural Studies, 2011, 14, 265.

    24. Zhenzhi Guo and Mei Wu, ‘Media Consumption and Global Visions Among Urban Chinese Youth’, China Media Research, 2009, 5, 4.

    25. Joanna Hood, ‘Reproducing Control and Reinforcing the Un-Black Han Chinese Nation: Narrating Race, Place, Gender and Disease in China’s Health Media’, Modern China (2013).

    26. Dror Kochan, ‘Visual Representation of Internal Migration and Social Change in China’, China Information, 2009, XXIII, 2, 285–316.

    27. Bingchun Meng, ‘Who Needs Democracy if We Can Pick our Favourite Girl? Super Girl as Media Spectacle’, Chinese Journal of Communication, 2009, 2, 3, 257–72.

    28. Ying Qian, ‘Power in the Frame: China’s Independent Documentary Movement’, New Left Review, 2012, 74, 105–23.

    29. Lisa Rofel, ‘Yearnings: Televisual Love and Melodramatic Politics’, American Ethnologist, 1994, 21, 4, 700–22.

    30. Geng Song and Tracy K. Lee, ‘Consumption, Class Formation, and Sexuality: Reading Men’s Lifestyle Magazines in China’, China Journal, 2010, 64, 159–77.

    31. Paola Voci, ‘Quasi-Documentary, Cellflix and Web Spoofs: Chinese Movies’ Other Visual Pleasures’, Senses of Cinema, 2006, 41.

    32. Jian Wang, ‘The Politics of Goods: A Case Study of Consumer Nationalism and Media Discourse in Contemporary China’, Asian Journal of Communication, 2006, 16, 2, 187–206.

    33. Jing Wang, ‘Culture as Leisure and Culture as Capital’, Positions, 2001, 9, 1, 69–104.

    34. Changchang Wu, ‘Micro-Blog and the Speech Act of China’s Middle Class: The 7.23 Train Accident Case’, Javnost, 2012, 19, 2, 43–62.

    35. Janice Hua Xu, ‘Brand-New Lifestyle: Consumer-Oriented Programmes on Chinese Television’, Media Culture Society, 2007, 29, 363.

    36. H. Yu, ‘Talking, Linking, Clicking: The Politics of AIDS and SARS’, Positions, 2007, 15, 1, 35–63.

    37. Xiaoling Zhang and Zhenzhi Guo, ‘Hegemony and Counter-Hegemony: The Politics of Dialects in TV Programs in China’, Chinese Journal of Communication, 2012.

    38. Zhao Bin, ‘Popular Family Television and Party Ideology: The Spring Festival Eve Happy Gathering’, Media Culture Society, 20, 43.

    39. Yuezhi Zhao, ‘Chinese Modernity, Media and Democracy: An Interview with Lu Xinyu’, Global Media and Communication, 2010, 6, 5–32.

    Volume III: Media institutions and commercial industries

    40. Ruoyun Bai, ‘Media Commercialization, Entertainment and the Party-State’, Global Media Journal, 2005, 4, 6.

    41. Chris Berry, ‘Brokeback: The Chinese Side of the Mountain’, Film Quarterly, 2007, 60, 3, 32–7.

    42. Yomi Braester, ‘Chinese Cinema in the Age of Advertisement: The Filmmaker as a Cultural Broker’, China Quarterly, 2005, 549.

    43. Joseph Man Chan, ‘Administrative Boundaries and Media Marketization: A Comparative Analysis of the Newspaper, TV and Internet Markets in China’, in C.-C. Lee (ed.), Chinese Media Global Contexts (Routledge, 2003), pp. 159–76.

    44. Jeroen de Kloet, ‘Sonic Sturdiness: The Globalization of "Chinese" Rock and Pop’, Critical Studies in Media Communication, 2005, 22, 4, 321–38.

    45. Katherine Frith and Yang Feng, ‘Transnational Cultural Flows: An Analysis of Women’s Magazines in China’, Chinese Journal of Communication, 2009, 2, 2, 158–73.

    46. Anthony Fung, ‘"Think Globally, Act Locally": MTV’s Rendezvous with China’, Global Media and Communication, 2006, 2, 22–88.

    47. Hong Junhao, ‘The Resurrection of Advertising in China: Developments, Problems and Trends’, Asian Survey, 1994, 24, 4, 326–42.

    48. Lee Chin-Chuan, Zhou He, and Yu Huang, ‘Chinese Party Publicity Inc. Conglomerated: The Case of the Shenzhen Press Group’, Media Culture Society, 2006, 28, 581–602.

    49. Li Leilei, ‘Understanding Chinese Animation Industry: The Nexus of Media, Geography and Policy’, Creative Industries Journal, 2010, 3, 3, 189–205.

    50. Robert McCormick, ‘The Radio and Television Universities and the Development of Higher Education in China’, China Quarterly, 1986, 105, 72–94.

    51. Yu Shi, ‘iPhones in China: The Contradictory Stories of Media-ICT Globalization in the Era of Media Convergence and Corporate Synergy’, Journal of Communication Inquiry, 2011, 35, 134–56.

    52. Wendy Su, ‘Resisting Cultural Imperialism, or Welcoming Cultural Globalization? China’s Extensive Debate on Hollywood Cinema from 1994 to 2007’, Asian Journal of Communication, 2011, 21, 2, 186–201.

    53. Wanning Sun, ‘Mission Impossible? Soft Power, Communication Capacity, and the Globalization of Chinese Media’, International Journal of Communication, 2010, 4, 54–72.

    54. Kang Xie, ‘Industrialization Supported by Informatization: The Economic Effects of the Internet in China’, in Jens Damm and Simona Thomas (eds.), Chinese Cyberspaces: Technological Changes and Political Effects (Routledge, 2006), pp. 132–47.

    55. Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh, ‘The Deferral of Pan-Asian: A Critical Appraisal of Film Marketisation in China’, in Michael Curtin and Hemant Shah (eds.), Reorienting Global Communication (University of Illinois Press, 2010), pp. 183–200.

    56. Yong Zhong, ‘CCTV "Dialogue" = Speaking + Listening: A Case Analysis of a Prestigious CCTV Talk Show Series Dialogue’, Media Culture Society, 2004, 26, 6, 821–40.

    57. Ying Zhu, ‘Li Yang’s Socially Conscious Film as Marginal Cinema: China’s State-Capital and its Cultural Ramifications’, Chinese Journal of Communication, 2009, 2, 212–26.

    Volume IV: Methods and approaches to China’s media and communications

    58. Carolyn Cartier, Manuel Castells, and Jack Linchuan Qiu, ‘The Information Have-Less: Inequality, Mobility, and Translocal Networks in Chinese Cities’, Studies in Comparative International Development, 2005, 40, 2, 9–34.

    59. Matthew M. Chew, ‘Virtual Property in China: The Emergence of Gamer Rights Awareness and the Reaction of Game Corporations’, New Media and Society, 2011, 13, 722–38.

    60. Michael Curtin, ‘Media Capital: Towards the Study of Spatial Flows’, International Journal of Cultural Studies, 2003, 6, 202–28.

    61. Kathleen Hartford, ‘West Lake Wired: Shaping Hangzhou’s Information Age’, in C. C. Lee (ed.), Chinese Media: Global Contexts (Routledge, 2003), pp. 177–95.

    62. Dong Han, ‘Copyrighting Media Labor and Production: A Case of Chinese Television’, Television & New Media, 2011, XX, X, 1–24.

    63. John Hartley and Lucy Montgomery, ‘Fashion as Consumer Entrepreneurship: Emergent Risk Culture, Social Network Markets, and the Launch of Vogue in China’, Chinese Journal of Communication, 2009, 2, 1, 61–76.

    64. Michael Keane, ‘Creative Industries in China: Four Perspectives on Social Transformation’, International Journal of Cultural Policy, 2009, 15, 4, 431–43.

    65. Chin-Chuan Lee, ‘Rethinking the Political Economy: Implications for Media and Democracy in Greater China’, Javnost, 2001, 8, 4, 81–102.

    66. Fengshu Liu, ‘The Norm of the "Good" Netizen and the Construction of the Proper Wired Self’, New Media and Society, 2011, 13, 7–22.

    67. Ma Eric Kit-wai, ‘Rethinking Media Studies’, in James Curran and Hye-Yung Park (eds.), Dewesternizing Media Studies (Routledge, 2000), pp. 21–34.

    68. Joshua Neves, ‘Beijing en Abyme: Outside Media in the Olympic Era’, Social Text, 2011, 107, 29, 2, 21–46.

    69. Zhongdang Pan, ‘Articulation and Re-articulation: Agendas for Understanding Media and Communication in China’, International Journal of Communication, 2010, 4, 517–30.

    70. Wei Ran, ‘The State of New Media Technology Research in China: A Review and Critique’, Asian Journal of Communication, 2009, 19, 1, 116–27.

    71. Colin Sparks, ‘Beyond Political Communication: Towards a Broader Perspective on the Chinese Press’, Chinese Journal of Communication, 2012, 5, 1, 61–7.

    72. Wanning Sun, ‘Scaling Chinese Media: A Geographic Turn to Future Research’, International Journal of Communication, 2010, 4, 537–43.

    73. See Kam Tan, ‘Global Hollywood, Narrative Transparency, and Chinese Media Poachers: Narrating Cross-Cultural Negotiations of Friends in South China’, Television & New Media, 2011, 2, 3, 207–27.

    74. Georgette Wang and Vincent Shen, ‘East, West, Communication, and Theory: Searching for the Meaning of Searching for Asian Communication Theories’, Asian Journal of Communication, 2000, 10, 2, 14–32.

    75. Jing Wang, ‘The Global Reach of a New Discourse: How Far Can "Creative Industries" Travel?’, International Journal of Cultural Studies, 2004, 7, 1, 9–19.