The rise of China has brought about both an increase in the number of and a change in the demographic characteristics of Chinese-language-speaking migrants. At the same time the Chinese government has implemented a stronger "going global" policy, which includes a full-scale push for the...
To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge
Region, Province, Locality
Mapping Media in China is the first book-length study that goes below the ‘national’ scale to focus on the rich diversity of media in China from local, provincial and regional angles. China’s media has played a crucial role in shaping and directing the country’s social and cultural changes, and...
To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge
The political economy and cultural politics of inequality
Economic development and a dramatic improvement in living standards in many parts of the People’s Republic of China during the past three decades of economic reforms have been hailed by the Chinese Communist Party and many commentators in the international arena as the most spectacular achievements...
To Be Published March 1st 2015 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....
Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge
Media, Morality, and the Cultural Politics of Boundaries
Maid in China is the first systematic, book-length investigation of internal rural migration in post-Mao China focused on the day-to-day production and consumption of popular media. Taking the rural maid in the urban home as its point of departure, the book weaves together three years of engaged...
Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge
Community, Communications and Commerce
The importance of the Chinese diaspora is widely recognized. Wanning Sun examines the key role of the media in the Chinese diaspora. She focuses especially on the media's role in communication, in fostering a sense of community, in defining different kinds of 'transnational Chineseness' -...
Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge