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Introduction : legitimisation, resistance and discursive struggles in Contemporary China.

Cao, Qing (2014) 'Introduction : legitimisation, resistance and discursive struggles in Contemporary China.', in Discourse, politics and media in contemporary China. , pp. 1-22. Discourse approaches to politics, society and culture., 54


Without legitimacy, words are invalid; invalid words lead man to nowhere’.(名不正则言不顺,言不顺则事不成。Mingbuzheng zhe yanbushun; yanbushun zhe shibucheng) Confucius (The Analects)‘Truth’ is to be understood as a system of ordered procedures for the production, regulation, distribution, circulation and operation of statement.‘Truth’ is linked in a circular relation with systems of power which produce and sustain it, and to effects of power which it induces and which extend it. A ‘regime’ of truth.Foucault (in Rabinow 1984: 74)

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