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Report of Michelle Alaba

Report of Michelle Alaba
3rd year AB Political Science
Comparative Government Subject (Asia)
First Sem of S.Y. 2013-2014
Ateneo de Davao University

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  • 1. What is Political Culture? • cognitions • feelings • evaluations • Gabriel Almond Almond and Verba. The Civic Culture. 1989
  • 2. Three layers of Chinese Political Culture 1. Traditional Culture • Dynasties (from Xia-Shang– Qing) 2. Republic Period (1912 – 1949) • Nationalism 3. People’s Republic of China (1949 – present) • Maoism • Communism
  • 3. China Dynasties Song Tune: watermelon/ baby Jesus/are you sleeping? Shang, Zhou, Qin, Han Shang, Zhou, Qin, Han Sui, Tang, Song Sui, Tang, Song Yuan, Ming, Qing, Republic Yuan, Ming, Qing, Republic Mao Zedong, Deng! Mao Zedong, Deng!
  • 4. Mao Zedong / Mao Tse Tung • December 26, 1893 • peasant family • Shaoshan, Hunan province, central China • Beijing University Library
  • 5. Maoism / Mao Zedong Thought • Communism • Armed insurgency • Mass mobilization • Strategic alliances Central theme: Resorting to violence as a tool to capture state power
  • 6. Mao’s Values • Collectivism • Struggle and activism • Mass line • Egalitarianism • Self-reliance
  • 7. Deng Xiaoping – 1978 • Maoism reevaluated 1977 – CCP amended “Deng Xiaoping Theory”
  • 8. Deng Xiaoping Theory "It doesn't matter whether a cat is white or black, as long as it catches mice."
  • 9. Media • more open • no true freedom of the press • monitors news content---tv & radio • legal restrictions on journalists • financial incentives for self-censorship
  • 10. Media • internet access- growing--university • 358 tv stations • 2,119 newspapers establishment
  • 11. Education Mao’s Period Today • politics • field/factories • politics – minor curriculum • skills and knowledge • Young Pioneers
  • 12. In the countryside… • Replaced portraits of Mao & other Communist heroes • Folk Gods/Ancestral worship tablets • Extended Kinship groups / Clans In the cities… • Popular culture
  • 13. An important ingredient of p.c. Apathy
  • 14. Level of Political Interest and Participation 3 distinct stages 1. Before the Chinese Communist Revolution 2. Between 1950s – 1970s 3. Post-Mao Reform-present