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Mass Media and Public Opinion

Joseph M. Chan and Francis L.F. Lee

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter provides an analytical account of the definitions of public opinion, the roles of the mass media, and how they influence the government and politics of Hong Kong. The chapter proposes a ... More


Public Opinion in Chinese Foreign Policy

James Reilly

in Strong Society, Smart State: The Rise of Public Opinion in China's Japan Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158060
eISBN:
9780231528085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158060.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents an alternative approach to understanding the role of public opinion in authoritarian states' foreign policy, based on the concept of a wave of public mobilization. A wave of ... More


Limitations for Europe's Partnership with China

Roland Vogt (ed.)

in Europe and China: Strategic Partners or Rivals?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083879
eISBN:
9789882209077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083879.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Many of the problems Europe faces in coming to terms with a rising China stem from domestic politics. The European political landscape has changed as the focus of political contestation has moved ... More


Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Francis L.F. Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208579
eISBN:
9789888268832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208579.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Phone-in programs on public and commercial radio channels have been a staple of popular Hong Kong politics since the 1990s. In the absence of a fully democratic system, they have played an ... More


Energy Issues in the EU and Taiwan

Roland Vogt (ed.)

in Europe and China: Strategic Partners or Rivals?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083879
eISBN:
9789882209077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083879.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

Energy presents the EU and Taiwan with serious political and existential challenges. The EU and Taiwan have to cope with trade-offs between secure energy supplies, environmental costs and benefits, ... More


Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Wai-man Lam and Percy Luen-tim Lui (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This new and fully revised edition of Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics critically assesses the main strands of continuity and change in Hong Kong's government and politics since the ... More


New and Old Evangelical Public Engagement: A View from the Polls

John C. Green

in The New Evangelical Social Engagement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199329533
eISBN:
9780199369379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329533.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the basis in public opinion for an expanded public engagement by Evangelical Protestants, including the “old” activism on traditional morality and “new” activism on the ... More


Psychological Legitimization—Views of the Israeli Occupation by Jews in Israel: Data and Implications

Neta Oren, Daniel Bar-Tal, Tamir Magal and Eran Halperin

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter explains how the psychological legitimization of the occupation emerged by presenting the various orientations regarding the status of the occupied territories and the perceptions of the ... More


Paving the Way: the Union Commissioners and the Hearts and Minds of the People

Christopher A. Whatley

in The Scots and the Union

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616855
eISBN:
9780748672271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616855.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter analyses the extent and nature of anti-English feeling in Scotland. Also explored in unprecedented detail is the work of the union commissioners (from both countries) whose job it was to ... More


Women, war and drinking

David W. Gutzke

in Women drinking out in Britain since the early twentieth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719052644
eISBN:
9781781707050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052644.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

As in World War I, the second World War resulted in the disappearance of pre-war spatial boundaries governing drinking. Young women began visiting pubs in growing numbers first in early 1941 and with ... More


Laying The Foundations of Globalism, 1930–1945

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines three interconnected foundation-led programs: the instruction of university International Relations (IR) programs, the reinforcement of elite experts' advisory capabilities and ... More


The Talk Radio Audience and Remediation Effects1

Francis L. F. Lee

in Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208579
eISBN:
9789888268832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208579.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 9 turns to survey data to examine the characteristics of talk radio listeners. More important, the chapter examines public perceptions of talk radio and analyzes the presence or absence of ... More


Unequal in the Court of Public Opinion: Mexican and Asian Immigrant Disruptions in the United States

Takeyuki Tsuda

in Migration and Disruptions: Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses why the American public has a significantly more negative opinion of Mexican immigrants than Asian immigrants. Anti-immigrant sentiment is directed almost exclusively at ... More


Introduction

Francis L. F. Lee

in Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208579
eISBN:
9789888268832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208579.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The author presents his argument in the Introduction, that talk radio has continued to maintain its prominence and distinctive significance over the past fifteen years in Hong Kong largely due to the ... More


Talk Radio as Vox Pops

Francis L. F. Lee

in Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208579
eISBN:
9789888268832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208579.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 5 begins the analysis of remediation. It first further substantiates the argument of a congenial relationship between mainstream media and talk radio by drawing upon two representative ... More


Conclusion

Francis L. F. Lee

in Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208579
eISBN:
9789888268832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208579.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 10 discusses the theoretical implications of the book on the analysis of media interconnectedness and remediation, and the implications of the findings in relation to the broader problematic ... More


Perceptions of Disruption: Media Representations and Medical Staffs’ Perceptions of Undocumented Immigrants’ Impact on Healthcare Services in Post–SB 1070 Arizona

Jonathan Maupin

in Migration and Disruptions: Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Anti-immigrant discourses persistently construct images of undocumented immigrants as a disruptive force in almost every aspect of American society. Yet, the extent to which these discourses reflect ... More


The coalition, social policy and public opinion

Andrew Defty

in The Coalition Government and Social Policy: Restructuring the Welfare State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447324560
eISBN:
9781447324584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324560.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter draws upon surveys of public attitudes to assess public opinion towards key elements of the coalition government’s policies towards public spending and welfare. In particular, it focuses ... More


Historical Transformation1

Francis L. F. Lee

in Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208579
eISBN:
9789888268832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208579.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 2 begins the empirical sections of the book with a historical analysis that demonstrates how talk radio has taken up varying characteristics and significance in the changing social and ... More


Reconstructing Social Dialogue1

Francis L. F. Lee

in Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208579
eISBN:
9789888268832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208579.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 6 continues the analysis of content adaptation, but with an emphasis on selective appropriation and therefore the differences between newspapers with varying marketing and political ... More


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