Discourses of drug problems and drug control in China: Reports in the People’s Daily, 1946–2009

@article{Liang2013DiscoursesOD,
  title={Discourses of drug problems and drug control in China: Reports in the People’s Daily, 1946–2009},
  author={B. Liang and H. Lu},
  journal={China Information},
  year={2013},
  volume={27},
  pages={301 - 326}
}
  • B. Liang, H. Lu
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • China Information
  • Notwithstanding the role that opium and narcotics have played in China’s history, drug use, trafficking and other drug-related problems have been consistently condemned by the Chinese government as social vices. After being a ‘drug-free’ nation from the 1950s to the 1970s, drug problems resurfaced in the 1980s and China was forced to deal with such problems once again. The Chinese government is well known for its tight control over the media, and for its ability to utilize propaganda to win… CONTINUE READING
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