Gladys Pak Lei Chong 's Chinese Subjectivities and the Beijing Olympics (Critical PDF

By Gladys Pak Lei Chong

Chinese Subjectivities and the Beijing Olympics develops the Foucauldian proposal of efficient strength via interpreting the ways that the chinese language executive attempted to mobilize the inhabitants to embody its Olympic undertaking via deploying numerous units of thoughts and strategies. It argues that the multifaceted options, strategies, and discourses deployed by way of the chinese language experts maintain an order of items and values in one of these method that force members to devote themselves actively to the objectives of the party-state.

The booklet examines how those approaches of subjectification are accomplished by way of zooming in on 5 particular teams of the inhabitants: athletes, younger Olympic volunteers, taxi drivers, chinese language voters specific via place-making initiatives, and the Hong Kong inhabitants. In doing so it probes severely into the position of people and the way they tackle the governmental principles to turn into liable self reliant subjects.

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