La brusca transizione verso lo sviluppo: le narrazioni della migrazione interna nella Repubblica Popolare Cinese

Author/s Emily Bauman
Publishing Year 2014 Issue 2013/45
Language Italian Pages 16 P. 82-97 File size 546 KB
DOI 10.3280/SC2013-045006
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Questo articolo esamina le video narrazioni di due ONG sulle migrazioni nel nord della Cina in relazione al tema dello sviluppo nazionale. Il saggio spiega come i discorsi basati su uno stato di "armoniosa società", héxié shèhuì, vengano riconfigurati visivamente in un contesto migratorio attraverso metafore di equilibrio e casa, le quali mettono alla prova i paradigmi dominanti della cittadinanza migrante "differenziale" come stabilito dalle mutevoli ma resistenti leggi sulla residenza permanente dell’hukou. Data la complessa e insolita relazione tra società civile e stato, in Cina la retorica dello sviluppo in relazione alle operazioni umanitarie ivi attivate è ambigua. I video analizzati nel saggio permettono di esperire i valori propri dello sviluppo, in un processo che rivela l’importanza di autonomie alternative all’interno della società cinese.

Keywords: NGOs, internal migration, China, civil society, visual rhetoric, harmonious society.

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Emily Bauman, Jump cut to development: the visual rhetoric of internal migration narratives in the PRC in "SOCIOLOGIA DELLA COMUNICAZIONE " 45/2013, pp 82-97, DOI: 10.3280/SC2013-045006