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Medborgare, sträck ut din arm: Bloddonation och blodhandel i Folkets Dagblad 1985-1998
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Oriental Languages, Chinese Studies.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-3607-4258
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Citizen, Give Me Your Arm : Blood Donation and Blood Selling in People’s Daily 1985-1998 (Swedish)
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this BA-study is to analyse articles about blood selling and blood donations in the Chinese daily newspaper People’s Daily between 1985 and 1998.

With publications of popular scientific material, reports from rallies and portraits of blood donating “heroes” etc., the People’s Daily, i.e. the Chinese Com­mu­nist Party, actively addresses the underlying cultural reluctance to give blood by different means. People’s Daily and the CCP resolutely aims to transform negative Confucian and other traditional notions of losing blood into represen­tations of courage, honour, duty, etc. In a broader sense, the citizen’s donations become acts correlated to the social body and the nation’s future.

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2013. , 39 p.
Keyword [en]
blood donation, blood selling, People’s Daily, China
Keyword [zh]
献血, 卖血, 人民日报, 中国
Keyword [sv]
bloddonation, blodförsäljning, blodhandel, Folkets Dagblad, Kina
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-91082OAI: diva2:630686
Available from: 2014-01-14 Created: 2013-06-19 Last updated: 2014-01-14Bibliographically approved

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