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The Chinese State Strikes Back

Ya-Wen Lei

in The Contentious Public Sphere: Law, Media, and Authoritarian Rule in China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196145
eISBN:
9781400887941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196145.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter discusses how the Chinese state has strategically responded to a rising contentious public sphere in China. Throughout, the chapter highlights the novelty and significance of these ... More


The Contentious Public Sphere: Law, Media, and Authoritarian Rule in China

Ya-Wen Lei

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196145
eISBN:
9781400887941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196145.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Since the mid-2000s, public opinion and debate in China have become increasingly common and consequential, despite the ongoing censorship of speech and regulation of civil society. How did this ... More


Extending Liberalization from the Press to the Internet

Ya-Wen Lei

in The Contentious Public Sphere: Law, Media, and Authoritarian Rule in China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196145
eISBN:
9781400887941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196145.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the connection between the press and the Internet sectors. It discusses how and why the major Internet companies providing news service and social media in China became a thorn ... More


The “Copyright” Regime of Chessboard Street

Fei-Hsien Wang

in Pirates and Publishers: A Social History of Copyright in Modern China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691171821
eISBN:
9780691195414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171821.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces how the Chinese booksellers in the Chessboard Street neighborhood utilized the tradition of merchant guilds and the Qing government's reform initiative to create their quasi-legal ... More


The Party-state in the Factory

Andrew G. Walder

in Communist Neo-Traditionalism: Work and Authority in Chinese Industry

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064706
eISBN:
9780520909007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064706.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is concerned with the organizational characteristics that give the communist state the capacity to shape worker political association and activity in distinctive ways. Corporatism ... More


Pirates and Publishers: A Social History of Copyright in Modern China

Fei-Hsien Wang

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691171821
eISBN:
9780691195414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171821.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book reveals the unknown social and cultural history of copyright in China from the 1890s through the 1950s, a time of profound sociopolitical changes. It draws on a vast range of previously ... More


: Imagining Taiwan (1): Japanization, Re-Sinicization, and the Role of Intellectuals

Zhidong Hao

in Whither Taiwan and Mainland China: National Identity, the State and Intellectuals

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091009
eISBN:
9789882207691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091009.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the Japanization and and re-Sinicization processes on the part of first the colonial state in Taiwan and then in the KMT Chinese state. It looks at the roles of intellectuals ... More


Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Timothy Brook, Patrick Carr, and Maria Kefalas (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220096
eISBN:
9780520924499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220096.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Opium is more than just a drug extracted from poppies. Over the past two centuries it has been a palliative medicine, an addictive substance, a powerful mechanism for concentrating and transferring ... More


Introduction

Ya-Wen Lei

in The Contentious Public Sphere: Law, Media, and Authoritarian Rule in China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196145
eISBN:
9781400887941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196145.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This introductory chapter reveals that a nationwide contentious public sphere has emerged in China. It is an unruly sphere capable of generating issues and agendas not set by the Chinese state, as ... More


The Hidden Advantage of Chinese Subsidies

Usha C. V. Haley and George T. Haley

in Subsidies to Chinese Industry: State Capitalism, Business Strategy, and Trade Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199773749
eISBN:
9780199332571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773749.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

How did subsidies aid China in becoming so competitive in capital-intensive products for which it enjoyed no comparative advantage? Economic rationales cover subsidies for industrial development, ... More


Cultural Policy as Negotiation of Power: The Chinese State’s Role and Strategies in Its Tug-of-War with Global Hollywood

Wendy Su

in China's Encounter with Global Hollywood: "Cultural Policy and the Film Industry, 1994-2013"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167060
eISBN:
9780813167077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167060.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details China’s evolving cultural policy toward Hollywood-represented transnational capital within the larger context of the state’s pursuit of a “socialist market economy,” its bid to ... More


Initial Contacts and Strategies

Melvyn C. Goldstein

in A History of Modern Tibet, volume 2: The Calm before the Storm: 1951-1955

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249417
eISBN:
9780520933323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249417.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

The challenge for the Dalai Lama was to develop a strategy for Tibet to coexist successfully as part of the People's Republic of China. A new era in Tibet was clearly beginning, but it was not at all ... More


Introduction

Wen-hsin Yeh

in Shanghai Splendor: Economic Sentiments and the Making of Modern China, 1843-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249714
eISBN:
9780520933422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249714.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the century after the Opium War (1839–42), against the backdrop of deeply seated anti-mercantile ambivalence, a middle class emerged and gained social legitimacy in Shanghai. It embraced the ... More


The WTO and China’s Unique Economic Structure

Mark Wu

in Regulating the Visible Hand?: The Institutional Implications of Chinese State Capitalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190250256
eISBN:
9780190250287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190250256.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the challenges posed by the rise of China’s state capitalism to the multilateral trade regime. At the heart of the challenge is the fact that China’s economic structure is ... More


An Officer in Cahoots with Pirates: Coastal Garrisons and Maritime Smuggling

Michael Szonyi

in The Art of Being Governed: Everyday Politics in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197241
eISBN:
9781400888887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197241.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter introduces the Jiang family, hereditary commanders of the garrison at Fuquan. At least one of their members was both an officer and also a smuggler and pirate. This story shows how ... More


The Chinese State, Hollywood, and Postsocialist Modernity

Wendy Su

in China's Encounter with Global Hollywood: "Cultural Policy and the Film Industry, 1994-2013"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167060
eISBN:
9780813167077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167060.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Analyzing the consequences of the China-Hollywood encounter, this concluding chapter argues that market and global forces have pushed the state to transform from an ossified, omnipresent ruler to a ... More


Refugees to Citizens, Tibetans, and the State

in Immigrant Ambassadors: Citizenship and Belonging in the Tibetan Diaspora

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760171
eISBN:
9780804776318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760171.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter starts by presenting the story of the flight of Ugyen Trinley Dorjee, the Karmapa, from Tibet to India and the subsequent problems his status as a refugee posed for the Indian ... More


Chinese responsibility for climate change

Paul G. Harris

in China's responsibility for climate change: Ethics, fairness and environmental policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428134
eISBN:
9781447301844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428134.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter returns to some of the major themes of the book in a final attempt to answer the underlying question at hand: is China responsible for climate change? Not surprisingly, the answer must ... More


The EU Merger Probe into China, Inc.

Angela Huyue Zhang

in Chinese Antitrust Exceptionalism: How The Rise of China Challenges Global Regulation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198826569
eISBN:
9780191865497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826569.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter investigates the EU’s dilemma when applying the existing merger review framework to scrutinize acquisitions by Chinese companies. The EU merger review only acts on acquisitions of ... More


Twenty-First-Century Transition Struggles

David P. Rapkin and William R. Thompson

in Transition Scenarios: China and the United States in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226040332
eISBN:
9780226040509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226040509.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As the United States’ preoccupation with the Middle East winds down, attention has turned to the likelihood of a future United States-China systemic leadership transition, whether it might be ... More


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