Categories of Hegemonic Discourse in Contemporary China


Following the principles of rhetorical political approach and discourse-historic approach, this paper discusses the categories of how implicit hegemonic discourse (IHD) manipulators in contemporary China discursively justify their own special interests and mislead the dominated to “maintain consent” to the current hegemony pernicious to the future of Chinese civilization. And it is concluded that the collusion between corrupted officials, pirate businessmen and their patronized scholars is getting more and more solid and prominent. Therefore more hegemonic discourses would appear until an end is put by the practice of ruling the nation by law.

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Yuan, X. and Han, J. (2015) Categories of Hegemonic Discourse in Contemporary China. Advances in Applied Sociology, 5, 129-133. doi: 10.4236/aasoci.2015.54012.

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