Re Orienting Australia China Relations

Re Orienting Australia China Relations

This was the situation that pertained in China when Australia established diplomatic relations in December 1972. By the early 1970s the CCP had decided to re-orient its foreign diplomacy towards the West, largely in order to acquire ...

Author: Nicholas Thomas

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351904247

Category: Political Science

Page: 328

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Drawing on contributors from academic and policy communities, this volume explores the major aspects of Australia-China relations. The frequently overlooked connection between Australia and Taiwan is also considered to allow readers to reach a full appreciation of the restraints engendered by the relationship with China as well as its many benefits. Moving beyond the traditional state-centric analysis, the work incorporates new material on sub-state relations as well as examining the impact of global economic and social forces on the Australia-China friendship. In addition to providing a contemporary understanding of the bilateral ties, this work also provides a benchmark against which Australia's other relations with the countries of East Asia can be measured.
Categories: Political Science

Reorienting Chinese Stars in Global Polyphonic Networks

Reorienting Chinese Stars in Global Polyphonic Networks

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Author: Dorothy Wai Sim Lau

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9789811603136

Category: Social Science

Page: 220

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This monograph offers a cutting edge perspective on the study of Chinese film stars by advancing a “linguaphonic” model, moving away from a conceptualization of transnational Chinese stardom reliant on the centrality of either action or body. It encompasses a selection of individual personalities from the most iconic Bruce Lee, Michelle Yeoh, and Maggie Cheung to the not-yet-full-fledged Takeshi Kaneshiro, Jay Chou, and Tang Wei to the newest Fan Binging, Liu Yifei, Wen Ming-Na, and Sammi Cheng who are exemplary to the star-making practices in the designated sites of articulations. This volume notably pivots on specific phonic modalities – spoken forms of tongues, manners of enunciation, styles of vocalization -- as means to mine ethnic and ideological underpinnings of Chinese stardom. By indicating a methodological shift from the visual-based to aural-based vectors, it asserts the phonic as a legitimate bearing that can generate novel vigor in the reimagination of Chineseness. By exhausting the critical affordability of the phonic, this book unravels the polemics of visuality and aurality, body and voice, as well as onscreen personae and offscreen existence, remapping the contours of the ethnic fame-making in the global mediascape.
Categories: Social Science

Norm Orientation of Chinese English

Norm Orientation of Chinese English

13ˊ When communicating with native English speakers, you are supposed to use the English that is common in ______. (1) UK (2) US (3) Asian countries (4) China (5) countries of the world (6) others______________ 14ˊ When communicating ...

Author: Zhenjiang Tian

Publisher: Cuvillier Verlag

ISBN: 9783736989948

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 274

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This book, as a revised edition, is based on its first publication of my Doctor’s dissertation at Free University Berlin. Years have passed away since I left the school, but the gratitude still remains till now. My thinks go to my supervisor, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Leitner, who provided me a generous opportunity to do my doctoral study in Berlin and used the facilities of English Department of the Free University, offered me many precious suggestions on how to carry out the study and how to make the dissertation well-organized. I am also indebted to Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Zydatiss, who read through the drafts of this dissertation, gave me valuable guidance, and did most organizing work for me. The topic is on English in China, and my thanks also go to colleagues and friends from China. Thank Dr. Shi Xin for his recommendation on books when I was lost in reading the history of China. Thanks extend to Prof. Mei Renyi and Dr. Lian Jichun, who accepted my interview. Thank Prof. Song Jie, her colleagues and students from Beijing Capital Normal Universtiy, my colleagues and students from Hulunbuir University for their patient cooperation in the response of the questionnaire. Thanks also go to Cuiying, who helped me to solve the problems in my using the software of SPSS.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Chinese Women and the Global Village

Chinese Women and the Global Village

She lives with a Chinaman " : Orienting White Women in the Courts of Law ' , Journal of Australian Studies , 60 . Ryan , J. ( 2000 ) . ' No Man's Land : Re - orienting Identities for Chinese Malaysian Women in Australia ' , Studies in ...

Author: Jan Ryan

Publisher: Univ. of Queensland Press

ISBN: 0702234214

Category: Social Science

Page: 232

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This, the first major study of Chinese women in Australia, is all about global journeys and perspectives. It is also a story of the various stories that connect Australia to the pathways of women of Chinese ancestory. Ryan interrogates issues of ethnicity, gender and identity to present the diversity of the women's lives.
Categories: Social Science

Hong Kong and the Cold War

Hong Kong and the Cold War

However, as Communist China was increasingly re-orienting its foreign trade towards the Soviet bloc, Hong Kong's exports to China were reduced to merely 4.2 per cent (HK$ 136 million) of the total in 1956. Hong Kong's imports from China ...

Author: Chi-kwan Mark

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780199273706

Category: History

Page: 270

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After 1949, the British Empire in Hong Kong was more vulnerable than the lack of Chinese demand for return and the success of Hong Kong's economic transformations might have suggested. Its vulnerability stemmed as much from Britain's imperial decline and America's Cold War requirements as from a Chinese threat. It culminated in the little known '1957 Question', a year when the British position in Hong Kong appeared more uncertain than any time since 1949.This is the first scholarly study that places Hong Kong at the heart of the Anglo-American relationship in the wider context of the Cold War in Asia. Unlike existing works, which tend to treat British and US policies in isolation, this book explores their dynamic interactions - how the two allies perceived, responded to, and attempted to influence each other's policies and actions. It also provides a major reinterpretation of Hong Kong's involvement in the containment of China. Dr Mark arguesthat, concerned about possible Chinese retaliation, the British insisted and the Americans accepted that Hong Kong's role should be as discreet and non-confrontational in nature as possible. Above all, top decision-makers in Washington evaluated Hong Kong's significance not in its own right, but inthe context of the Anglo-American relationship: Hong Kong was seen primarily as a bargaining chip to obtain British support for US policy elsewhere in Asia.By using a variety of British and US archival material as well as Chinese sources, Dr Mark examines how the British and US government discussed, debated, and disagreed over Hong Kong's role in the Cold War, and reveals the dynamics of the Anglo-American alliance and the dilemmas of small allies in a global conflict.
Categories: History

The Age of Silver

The Age of Silver

29 Seeing China and Europe as mutually imbricating spatial formations, “re-Orienting” historians have interpreted well-known China-West differences in new ways. For instance, their study of the historical impacts of geographical ...

Author: Ning Ma

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190606572

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 224

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The Age of Silver advances a "horizontal" method of comparative literature and applies this approach to analyze the multiple emergences of early realism and novelistic modernity in Eastern and Western cultural spheres from the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries. Naming this era of economic globalization the Age of Silver, Ning Ma emphasizes the bullion flow from South America and Japan to China through international commerce, and argues that the resultant transcontinental monetary and commercial co-evolutions stimulated analogous socioeconomic shifts and emergent novelistic realisms. The main texts addressed within include The Plum in the Golden Vase (China), Don Quixote (Spain), The Life of an Amorous Man (Japan), and Robinson Crusoe (England). These Eastern and Western narratives indicate from their own geographical vantage points commercial expansions' stimulation of social mobility and larger processes of cultural destabilization. Their realist tendencies are underlain with politically critical functions and connote "heteroglossic" national imaginaries. This horizontal argument realigns novelistic modernity with a multipolar global context and reestablishes commensurabilities between Eastern and Western literary histories. The Age of Silver challenges the unilateral equation between globalization and modernity with westernization, and foregrounds a polycentric mode of global early modernity for pluralizing the genealogy of world literature and historical transcultural relations.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Shifting Power in Asia Pacific

Shifting Power in Asia Pacific

The Rise of China, Sino-US Competition and Regional Middle Power Allegiance Enrico Fels ... These changing stances of Australia's foreign policy were noticed and welcomed in China. ... Re-orienting Australia-China Relations.

Author: Enrico Fels

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319456898

Category: Political Science

Page: 768

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This book investigates whether a power shift has taken place in the Asia-Pacific region since the end of the Cold War. By systematically examining the development of power dynamics in Asia-Pacific, it challenges the notion that a wealthier and militarily more powerful China is automatically turning the regional tides in its favour. With a special emphasis on Sino-US competition, the book explores the alleged linkage between the regional distribution of relevant material and immaterial capabilities, national power and the much-cited regional power shift. The book presents a novel concept for measuring power in international relations by outlining a composite index on aggregated power (CIAP) that includes 55 variables for 44 regional countries and covers a period of twenty years. Moreover, it develops a middle power theory that outlines the significance of middle powers in times of major power shifts. By addressing political, military and economic cooperation via a structured-focused comparison and by applying a comparative-historical analysis, the book analyses in depth the bilateral relations of six regional middle powers to Washington and Beijing.
Categories: Political Science

Australia and Human Rights

Australia and Human Rights

A number of explorations of the policies of the Hawke Labor government from the time of the violent Chinese government's response to the ... Ann Kent, “Human Rights” in Re-orienting Australia-China Relations: 1972 to the Present, ed.

Author: Caroline Fleay

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781527553330

Category: Political Science

Page: 245

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The Howard government's term in office in Australia from 1996 to 2007 is often portrayed as one where Australia retreated from its international human rights obligations. Throughout this era a range of government policies attracted much criticism for downplaying or ignoring human rights. Less attention has been given to the human rights policies of previous Australian governments and the heritage they provided for the Howard government. Situating the policies of the Howard government within those of previous Australian governments provides a greater understanding of human rights in Australia. This book examines human rights policies in Australia in three key areas: human rights in Australia-China relations; responses to asylum seekers and refugees; and engagement with human rights at the United Nations. These areas highlight where the Howard government clearly deviated from some of the more positive human rights policies of its predecessors. The book also challenges the perception that Australia has a proud history of human rights policy by revealing where the Howard government continued or revived policies of earlier Australian governments that were not consistent with international human rights standards. Such an understanding of human rights in Australian policy is imperative for informed analysis and debate on current and future policy trends.
Categories: Political Science

Reorienting Ozu

Reorienting Ozu

Now Shojiro's eye-lines are fixated upon his father (The Toda Family). throws his eye-line to the upper-left corner of ... given stereotypes of the cowardly Chinese.38 Disclosing such stereotypes as fabrications circulated by the media, ...

Author: Jinhee Choi

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190254995

Category: Art

Page: 368

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Considered by many film critics and scholars as a master of Japanese Cinema, director Ozu Yasujiro still inspires filmmakers both within and outside of Japan. With fifteen never before published chapters in English by contributors from North America, Europe, and Japan, Reorienting Ozu explores the Japanese director's oeuvre and his lasting impact on global art cinema. Exploring major theoretical frameworks that characterize Ozu studies, chapters consider the various cultural factors that influenced the director's cinematic output, such as the anxiety of middleclass Japan in the 1930s, the censorship imposed by the US-occupation after World War II, and women's rights in Ozu's late work such as Tokyo Twilight (1957). Ultimately, chapters illuminate Ozu's influence on the directors of Japan and beyond. With the recent restoration and re-release of Ozu's early and late films, this volume provides an opportunity to examine not only the auteur's major works but also the relationships--both cultural and aesthetic--that are forged among directors across the world.
Categories: Art

China and India

China and India

Chapter 8 reflects that in this background, China will try to align its relation with Pakistan to China's national strategy and the interests of Asia as a whole and this re-orientation of the China–Pakistan relationship is often ...

Author: Paramita Mukherjee

Publisher: SAGE Publishing India

ISBN: 9789385985706

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 261

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A close look at two of the world’s most resilient and upcoming economies to understand their growth and development trajectories This book brings together scholars and academicians from China as well as India to present a well-rounded perspective on various important cross-country issues and their implications. Comprehensive in approach, it encompasses history, culture, political relations and current business strategies of both the nations. The book explores the differences in the functioning of Indian and Chinese economies and identifies the prime factors responsible for this. In order to have an in-depth understanding of the causes, the contribution of sociocultural factors and the role of political and strategic relationships are also closely examined.
Categories: Business & Economics