Racism and Its Agents in China

  • Yinghong ChengEmail author
Part of the Mapping Global Racisms book series (MGR)


This chapter further introduces various manifestations of discourses of race in contemporary China and analyzes their agents and how they address the issues in relation to domestic and international problems. As an ideology, racism or racial discourses do not exist for their own sake or by themselves but always reflect power relations that may be addressed in other social hierarchy-based or identity-related discourses. In China today, racial thinking can appear in various discourses addressed to political and ideological needs of the party-state, cultural and intellectual elites as well as ordinary citizens.


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  1. 1.Delaware State UniversityDoverUSA

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