Media, Social Mobilisation and Mass Protests in Post-colonial Hong Kong: The Power of a Critical Event

Media, Social Mobilisation and Mass Protests in Post-colonial Hong Kong: The Power of a Critical Event

by Francis L. F. Lee, Joseph M. Chan

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ISBN-13: 9781138607446
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/14/2018
Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x (d)

About the Author

Francis L. F. Lee is Associate Professor at the School of Journalism and Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong. Joseph M. Chan is Professor of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He also served as the Changjiang Chair Professor of Journalism at Fudan University, Shanghai.

The authors also co-edited Media and Politics in Post-handover Hong Kong (also published by Routledge, 2008).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: From a Critical Event to Ritualistic Protests 2. Public Opinion on the Eve of Explosion 3. Organization, Communication, and Mobilization 4. The Reshaping of Public Discourse 5. Constructing the Call for Democracy 6. Contextual Changes and Strategic Responses 7. Development of the Movement Organization 8. The Social Bases of Continual Protests 9. Making Sense of Participation 10. The June 4 Connection

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