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positions (2021) 29 (4): 835–868.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of Maoism. Research on China was impacted by all of these developments, perhaps none more than the application of mass communications theory to modeling of the CCP-led revolution. Studies of Communist Party and Nationalist Party elites by Ithiel de Sola Pool and political scientist Robert North showed...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 675–688.
Published: 01 November 2021
... and geopolitical exigencies, which were in turn marked by the global context of the Cold War, often too easily removed from our evaluation of Maoism and its choices. In his article “Foundations of Theory in PRC History: Mass Communications Research, Political Culture, and the Values Paradigm” Matthew Johnson...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 499–529.
Published: 01 May 2000
... sociologists, psephologists, statisticians, and advertising agencies developed increasingly powerful tools to grasp and quantify the shifting moods of mass society. Although many of the key techniques of opinion research were pioneered in the United...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 631–668.
Published: 01 August 2002
... time that it did not extend beyond the level of the community member. This conclusion was based on domestic conquests and the advance into Korea by powerful clans, the mixture of rul- ing and mass elements as seen in the giant tumuli...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 418–449.
Published: 01 May 1995
... that the community police are even more dependent upon the mass line organi- zations to effect their strategies than they were previously. Thus, mass line organizations remain the bedrock upon which a stable social order is main- Dutton I Dreaming of Better Times...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 659–674.
Published: 01 November 2021
... claims. As we embarked on our field research during the later 1990s and the early 2000s, PRC archives were also more open than they had ever been before or have been since. We were flush with locally produced primers for schoolchildren and for cadres, with work reports from village communes...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 79–110.
Published: 01 February 2002
...- sponse to the inadequacies of the mass media, the masu-komi, over which they had only limited influence. They emphasized more horizontal lines of communication in order to facilitate greater exchanges of information and more extended debates...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 439–468.
Published: 01 August 2017
... of ordinary people’s thought, values, and attitudes in forms of mass communication. The February 1948 issue car- ried the results of collaborative research on the popular novel. In the June issue that year, a special section on “the things people see...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 307–327.
Published: 01 February 2012
... independent from any presumed community. This principle had never reached before so directly and radically into the sphere of the state. Equality has always been the basic desire of all mass rebellions in history, but only with the French Revolution...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 119–148.
Published: 01 February 1995
.... This variation invokes the context of the face-to-face community expanded as either the nation or the masses. It portrays mianzi more as a moral right than a political reality. For example, one cadre said that mianzi was one’s “level of trust...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 783–807.
Published: 01 November 2021
... in physical labor; and fifth, undergo regular rectification (Z. Chen 2013: 50). Even in his early research, however, Selden made clear that Chinese Communist conceptions of popular participation and leadership accountability were different from liberal formulations of “democracy.” The mass line...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 29–68.
Published: 01 February 2001
... and folklore studies themselves.34 He treated both folk songs and the more general folklore studies as an Li Making a Name and a Culture for the Masses 41 auxiliary means to his historical study. His research on folk songs offered...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 111–136.
Published: 01 February 2022
... of rich peasant]. I grew up under the red banner. It was the Communist Party who brought us up, cultivated us. The mass educated us. At that time, you should often “take a bath”; 2 often turn on a flashlight to look at your face. If you frequently take a bath, you won't stand on the heads of the people...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 369–401.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the contribution of the masses. While exaggerating the rational resources at the command of the administrative classes, it undervalues the role of the cultural life of ordinary people in the historical process of forming a community. When I say cultural...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 437–470.
Published: 01 May 2012
... indifference and irresponsibility, newspapers often advertise for new residential communities that show the middle classes enjoying prosperous, orderly, and moral lives. Unlike the images of urban chaos and unsightliness in neighborhoods with mass...
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positions (1998) 6 (1): 239–251.
Published: 01 February 1998
... the increasing specialization of academic fields and the professionalization of research techniques are accepted facts-can culture, which touches upon the concerns of so many different domains, still be formulated as an academic problem...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 575–602.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of the International Council of Women, folder 1683 . Brussels : Archive and Research Centre for Women’s History (hereafter AVG-Carhif) . Brennan Mary C. 2008 . Wives, Mothers, and Red Menace. Conservative Women and the Crusade against Communism . Boulder : University Press of Colorado . Chung...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 February 2001
... (whose early positive take on mass and communal culture in the United States took a sharp downturn with the ascending influence of the Frankfurt school in the 1930s). For whatever reasons, elitist concepts of culture and historiography have eroded...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 719–758.
Published: 01 November 2021
... ), a paradigm is an intellectual framework shared by a community of scholars that defines the legitimate questions of a research agenda and the methods for conducting research within it. A successful paradigm establishes a shared sense of what the world is like and how it works, but leaves significant space...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 159–205.
Published: 01 February 2009
... 160 elements as the manipulation of domestic and international mass media, technologies of mass psychology concerning widespread anxiety over the vague sense of insecurity, and the coarse rhetoric of classical nationalism...