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Author Xiao, Ming (Lecturer in communication)

Title The cultural economy of Falun Gong in China : a rhetorical perspective / Xiao Ming
Published Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 140 pages)
Series Studies in rhetoric/communication
Studies in rhetoric/communication.
Contents The rise of Falun Gong -- Challenging contemporary political culture: Falun Gong's departure from Marxist materialism, authoritarianism, and scientism -- Why is Falun Gong popular? -- As powerful as weapons: the use of tropes as ideological instruments -- "Wildfire won't wipe it out-- spring wind blows it back": the transfiguration of the political sensibility of the Chinese people
Summary A firsthand account of the power of rhetoric to establish and challenge cultural controls in modern China
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Falun Gong (Organization)
Communication -- Religious aspects -- Falun Gong (Organization)
Religion and politics -- China.
China -- Religion.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010052330
ISBN 128383720X (MyiLibrary)
1611172071 (electronic bk.)
9781283837200 (MyiLibrary)
9781611172072 (electronic bk.)