A Critical Analysis of Globalization in China Daily Newspaper

  • Xian Peng Li Chinese Academy of Social Science
Keywords: Critical discourse analysis, New capitalism, Neoliberalism, Ideology, Text

Abstract

This paper examines the ideological construction of globalization in two types of genres: newspaper Opinion-Editorial articles and political economic speeches in China Daily newspaper. The paper discusses how discourse and ideology are interconnected in texts on globalization, especially the global economy. As a result of the textual and sociological analysis, the paper identifies two central interrelated ideologies in the discourse of globalization: new capitalism and neoliberalism. These political economic ideologies are construed linguistically through vocabulary and socially through universalization. From a macro sociological perspective, the analysis implies that social-Darwinist survival of the fittest is inevitable in global economic affairs.

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Published
2020-02-13
How to Cite
Li, X. P. (2020). A Critical Analysis of Globalization in China Daily Newspaper. The International Journal of Language and Cultural (TIJOLAC), 2(01), 1-21. Retrieved from https://www.growingscholar.org/journal/index.php/TIJOLAC/article/view/11
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