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Booktitle:

Battles of Definitions

Hong Kong and the Rhetoric of Democracy

VDM Verlag Dr. Müller (2009-06-03 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-639-16305-6

ISBN-10:
3639163052
EAN:
9783639163056
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
This book examines the discourses of democracy in the context of political development in Hong Kong during the first 10 years after the 1997 handover with a means of rhetoric and frame analysis. Findings are divided in to two; firstly the rhetorical themes warranting the democracy discussion, secondly the frames of the debate and the frame portrayal of the democracy situation. Overall, the study shows how political actors define political options and promote development, which is favourable to their interests and views, through framing democracy in different ways. The book reveals the frames that describe different point of views, and contributes to the understanding of democrats’ position as re-framers. Found frames are clustered into paradigmatic framesets that deal with the concrete democracy issue and the political situation in nowadays Hong Kong. Consequently, the democracy debate in Hong Kong is organised around two opposite and idealised templates for democracy.
Publishing house:
VDM Verlag Dr. Müller
Website:
http://www.vdm-verlag.de
By (author) :
Kaisa Oksanen
Number of pages:
236
Published on:
2009-06-03
Stock:
Available
Category:
Political science
Price:
79.00 €
Keywords:
democracy, Hong Kong, Rhetoric, Frame Analysis

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