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By Dali L. Yang

ISBN-10: 9812703543

ISBN-13: 9789812703545

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China has been having fun with stellar monetary development for greater than 1 / 4 of a century. but the fast progress amid market-oriented reforms has no longer been an unalloyed blessing. The China Miracle has been followed via hovering source of revenue inequality and emerging social tensions, over-taxing China s source base and contributing to an environmental predicament. regardless of sizeable development within the way of life and different social signs, China s leaders have, within the aftermath of the Tiananmen crackdown, steadfastly held again the outlet up of the political process. during this quantity, participants from the disciplines of economics, political technology, and sociology research how current associations, extensively outlined, may need exacerbated tensions in China's evolving economic system, society and polity in addition to how institutional advancements were brought to house current or rising conflicts and tensions.

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77 The SARS case represents what Harry Eckstein has called a “crucial” case study capable of confirming (or disconfirming) a theory. Harry Eckstein, “Case Study and Theory in Political Science,” in Handbook of Political Science, vol. 7, eds. Fred I. Greenstein and Nelson W. Polsby (Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1975), 113–132. 76 B475_Chapter-01 FA 4/4/07 16:06 Page 32 32 Ashley Esarey media filed hundreds, if not thousands, of their own reports, making it imperative to consider reporting by a broad range of sources.

For media such as Caijing that succeeded in reporting on SARS more freely without encountering repression, the effects of globalization were empowering. Foreign media reports and access to online information were clearly crucial for Chinese journalists seeking the opportunity, if not the excuse, to issue accurate reports. ) In this sense, global information flows placed arrows in the quivers, so to speak, of the Chinese journalists seeking to report the truth. In the case of the SARS coverage, media that misjudged the limits of party tolerance paid a price, and the frequent use of the Xinhua coverage reduced the opportunities for journalists to write innovative reports.

The paper had mass appeal, not only in Guangzhou, but also throughout south China more generally. 56 Municipal party leadership over the newspaper was excellent. 59 In Guangdong Province, the Southern Daily Press Group was created along similar lines as the Guangzhou Daily, but with very different results. The nominal head of the press conglomerate was the party paper, the Southern Daily (Nanfang ribao), the party-appointed managers of which were in charge of the operations of four other newspapers, including the Southern Metropolitan Post (Nanfang dushibao) and Southern Weekend (Nanfang zhoumo).

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