A World of Shared Influence

Xiaoling Zhang

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This volume sets out to evaluate the effectiveness of China’s soft power initiatives, especially through the examination of its greatly expanded media presence and its reception in Africa. However, a number of challenges become immediately obvious.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPalgrave Series in Asia and Pacific Studies
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NamePalgrave Series in Asia and Pacific Studies
ISSN (Print)2662-7922
ISSN (Electronic)2662-7930


  • Chinese Medium
  • Confucius Institute
  • News Agency
  • Public Diplomacy
  • Soft Power

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Development
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Political Science and International Relations


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