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Palgrave Series in Asia and Pacific Studies

China's Media and Soft Power in Africa

Promotion and Perceptions

Editors: Zhang, X., Wasserman, H., Mano, W. (Eds.)

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This volume brings together scholars from different disciplines and nations to examine and assess the effectiveness of China's soft power initiatives in Africa. It throws light not only on China's engagement with Africa but also on how China's increasing influence is received in the African media.

About the authors

Xiaoling Zhang is Associate Professor and Head of the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China. She is the author of The Transformation of Political Communication in China: From Propaganda to Hegemony.
Herman Wasserman is Professor of Media Studies and Director of Centre for Film and Media Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa. He is editor of  African Journalism Studies  and author of Tabloid Journalism in South Africa: True Story!
Winston Mano is Director of Africa Media Centre and Reader in Media and Communication Studies, University of Westminster, UK and Editor of the Journal of African Media Studies. He is also a Senior Research Associate in the School of Communication at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • A World of Shared Influence

    Zhang, Xiaoling

    Pages 3-16

  • Reflections of a Soft Power Agnostic

    Rawnsley, Gary D.

    Pages 19-31

  • The Scramble for Asian Soft Power in Africa

    Thussu, Daya Kishan

    Pages 33-45

  • Evolving Media Interactions between China and Africa

    Jijun, Ran

    Pages 47-61

  • How Much Soft Power Does China Have in Africa?

    Rønning, Helge

    Pages 65-78

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-53967-0
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $100.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-54565-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
China's Media and Soft Power in Africa
Book Subtitle
Promotion and Perceptions
Editors
  • X. Zhang
  • H. Wasserman
  • W. Mano
Series Title
Palgrave Series in Asia and Pacific Studies
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-53967-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137539670
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-54565-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 237
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