Essays about: "soft power and chinese"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words soft power and chinese.

  1. 1. A BALANCING ACT? A study on Sweden’s ambivalence in responding to pressure from the Chinese embassy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Karin Ek Thorbjörnsson; [2020-07-03]
    Keywords : Swedish press; sharp power; authoritarianism;

    Abstract : Ever since Sweden was the first Western democracy to officially recognise the People’s Republic of China shortly after its establishment in 1949, the two states have enjoyed decades of successful and beneficial bilateral cooperation. However, the literature states that maintaining bilateral cooperation with a growing authoritarian great power has generated an ambivalence from Sweden on sensitive issues regarding China, in order to not jeopardize domestic economic interests. READ MORE

  2. 2. Of Algorithms and Autocrats: A Case Study of Chinese Computational Propaganda Exploitation for Soft Power During Covid-19 Crisis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sarp Duyar; [2020]
    Keywords : Covid-19; Computational Propaganda; Soft Power; Strategic Narrative; Political Bots; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study explores the Chinese computational propaganda exploitation during the Covid-19 crisis. By demonstrating the intricacies of this case of computational propaganda utilization, this research attempts to answer an even larger question: How do authoritarian countries incorporate computational propaganda to their soft power strategies. READ MORE

  3. 3. China and the Power of Attraction - A Critical Discourse Analysis of Soft-Power in Sino-African Diplomacy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Luise Leder; [2020]
    Keywords : China; diplomacy; Soft Power; Sino-African relations; Critical Discourse Analysis; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Over the last decades, Sino-African diplomatic relations have undergone various changes, corresponding with China’s strategic objectives in and with the respective countries. Under the Xi administration, China’s approach to diplomacy has focussed on the quest of becoming a major global power while, or rather through, upholding its traditional values. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is China a friend or foe? : A critical discourse analysis of how Chinese foreign aid is portrayed in Tanzanian and Kenyan newspapers

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Lavanya Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : China; Tanzania; Kenya; Critical Discourse Analsis; Soft Power;

    Abstract : Foreign aid is a constantly debated and researched subject. Chinese foreign aid towards Africa and other parts of the world is not without scrutiny. China sees their foreign aid as a tool of soft power, that they use to gain a more positive image and increase cooperation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Strategic Narratives in the Diaoyu/Senkaku Dispute: An analysis of Chinese and Japanese newspaper coverage in 2012

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Diogo Silva; [2018]
    Keywords : Strategic narratives; Soft power; China; Japan; Sino-Japanese relations; Diaoyu Senkaku territorial dispute; Media analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : From Nye’s famous soft power, a new international relations concept has recently emerged: strategic narratives, the narratives which different states use to promote their agendas in the international system. This thesis focuses on one particular aspect of Sino-Japanese relations: the understanding, characterization and possible implications of the strategic narratives projected by both countries via the English language version of online newspapers about the Diaoyu/Senkaku islands territorial dispute. READ MORE