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The Advocacy Trap: Transnational Activism and State Power in China

Stephen Noakes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526119476
eISBN:
9781526132413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119476.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What does China’s rise mean for transnational civil society? What happens when global activist networks engage a powerful and norm-resistant new hegemon? This book combines detailed ethnographic ... More


The superpower’s dilemma: to appease, repress, or transform transnational advocacy networks?

Stephen Noakes

in The Advocacy Trap: Transnational Activism and State Power in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526119476
eISBN:
9781526132413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119476.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter spells out a crucial problem in the study of transnational networks from the perspective of international relations scholarship—if TANs are fundamentally ideational ... More


Mechanisms of persuasion: when and how are advocacy campaigns effective?

Stephen Noakes

in The Advocacy Trap: Transnational Activism and State Power in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526119476
eISBN:
9781526132413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119476.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter establishes a framework for understanding how transnational activist networks interact with China’s government. It consists of two main parts. The first explores what each of three IR ... More


The power of state preferences: the ‘natural cases’ of the campaigns for Falun Gong and IPR protection

Stephen Noakes

in The Advocacy Trap: Transnational Activism and State Power in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526119476
eISBN:
9781526132413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119476.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter is constituted by a systematic exploration of two transnational advocacy campaigns targeting the Chinese state: the search for justice on behalf of the Falun Gong religious movement, ... More


Reading the ‘lay of the land’: intercessory advocacy and causal process in the HIV/AIDS treatment and death penalty abolitionist campaigns

Stephen Noakes

in The Advocacy Trap: Transnational Activism and State Power in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526119476
eISBN:
9781526132413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119476.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The cases presented in this chapter—those to improve care for the HIV positive and to abolish capital punishment—jointly call attention to the need to pay close attention to sequence and causal force ... More


State-directed advocacy: the ‘drift’ phenomenon in the ‘free Tibet’ and global warming campaigns

Stephen Noakes

in The Advocacy Trap: Transnational Activism and State Power in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526119476
eISBN:
9781526132413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119476.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The cases explored here, namely the campaign to establish a sovereign Tibetan homeland and to reduce China’s greenhouse gas emissions, represented a third type of causal process—‘advocacy drift.’ In ... More


Strategic considerations, tough choices: how state preferences influence campaign forms

Stephen Noakes

in The Advocacy Trap: Transnational Activism and State Power in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526119476
eISBN:
9781526132413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119476.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter serves two functions. First, it synthesizes from the earlier empirical chapters some lessons of practical value regarding how activists might optimally engage with China. As expected, ... More


State power as reality

Stephen Noakes

in The Advocacy Trap: Transnational Activism and State Power in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526119476
eISBN:
9781526132413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119476.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter explores the implications of the varied patterns and pathways taken by TANs engaging with China. A key lesson is that foreign activists rarely succeed in persuading China to ... More


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