Professor Gary Rawnsley

Core Researcher
Tel.:
+44 (0)113 343 6906
Email:
g.d.rawnsley@wreac.org
Areas of Expertise
(with a specific Asia focus, especially China, Hong Kong and Taiwan)
  • Propaganda (international and domestic)
  • Information Operations and Cyber War
  • Public diplomacy and soft power
  • Media and democratisation
  • Election campaigning
  • Political cinema
  • Global-versus-local

BA, PhD (Leeds).

Visit my staff profile at the University of Leeds for the most detailed and up-to-date version of my profile.

 

Authored Books

  • Rawnsley, G. (2006) Political Communications and Democracy, Basingstoke: Palgrave. ISBN: 1403942544
  • Rawnsley, G. and Rawnsley, M-Y. (2001) Critical Security, Democratisation and Television in Taiwan, London: Ashgate. ISBN-10: 1403942544
  • Rawnsley, G. (2000) Taiwan's Informal Diplomacy and Propaganda, Basingstoke: Macmillan. ISBN-10: 0312229321
  • Rawnsley, G. (1996) Radio Diplomacy and Propaganda: The BBC and VoA in International Politics, 1956-1964, Basingstoke: Macmillan. ISBN-10: 0333649435

Edited Books

  • Rawnsley, G. and Rawnsley, M-Y. (Eds.) (2010) Global Chinese Cinema: The Culture and Politics of Hero London: Routledge.
  • Rawnsley, G. and Rawnsley, M-Y. (Eds.) (2006) Political Communications in Greater China: The Construction and Reflection of Identity, London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003: translated into Chinese, 2006. ISBN-10: 070071734X
  • Rawnsley, G. Aldrich, R. and Rawnsley, M-Y. (Eds.) (2000) The Clandestine Cold War in Asia, London: Frank Cass. ISBN-10: 0714650455
  • Rawnsley, G. (Ed.) (1999) Cold War Propaganda in the 1950s, Basingstoke: Macmillan. ISBN-10: 0333695917

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Rawnsley, G. (2009) '"The Great Movement to Resist America and Assist Korea": How Beijing Sold the Korean War', Media, War and Conflict, 2(3): 285-315. ISSN: 1750-6352
  • Rawnsley, G. (2007) 'The Political Narrative(s) of Zhan Yimou's Hero', Special Issue of Media Asia on Hero, Rawnsley, G. (ed.) 34(1): 20-26. ISSN: 0129-6612
  • Rawnsley, G. (2007) 'The Media and Democracy in Asia', Taiwan Journal of Democracy, vol.3, no.1, pp. 63-78. ISSN: 1815-7238
  • Rawnsley, G. (2007) 'Virtual China: The Internet as Threat or Opportunity?', St. Antony's International Review, vol.3, no.1 (2007), pp.42-57. ISSN: 1746-451X
  • Rawnsley, G. (2005) 'Old Wine in New Bottles: Taiwan-China Information Warfare and Propaganda', International Affairs, vol.81, no.5, pp. 1061-1078. ISSN: 0020-5850
  • Rawnsley, G. (2005) 'Peaceful or Provocative? Taiwan's 2004 Referendum', American Journal of Chinese Studies, vol.78, no.1, pp.201-222. ISSN: 0742-5929
  • Rawnsley, G. and Rawnsley, M-Y. (2005) 'Public Television and Popular Empowerment in Taiwan', Pacific Affairs, vol.78, no.1, pp.15-30.
  • Rawnsley, G. and Rawnsley, M-Y. (2004) 'Media Reform in Taiwan Since 1987', China Perspectives, no.56 (November-December 2004), pp.46-55. ISSN: 1011-2006
  • Rawnsley, G. and Rawnsley, M-Y. (2004) 'La réforme du secteur des medias', Perspectives Chinoises, no.85 (September-October), pp.50-59. ISSN: 1011-2066(77)
  • Rawnsley, G. (2004) 'Treading a fine line: democracy and the media in Taiwan', Parliamentary Affairs, vol.57, no.1, pp.209-222. ISSN: 0031-2290
  • Rawnsley, G. (2003) 'An institutional approach to election campaigning in Taiwan', Journal of Contemporary China, vol.12, no.37, pp.765-779. ISSN: 1067-0564
  • Rawnsley, G. (2003) 'Selling democracy: Diplomacy, propaganda and democratisation in Taiwan', China Perspectives, no.47 (May-June), pp.58-67. ISSN: 1011-2006
  • Rawnsley, G. (2003) 'La démocratie peut-elle acheter la reconnaissance internationale?' Perspectives Chinoises, no.76 (May-June), pp.61-69. ISSN: 1011-2066(77)
  • Rawnsley, G. and Rawnsley, M-Y. (2001) 'Chiang Kai-shek and the 2-28 incident in Taiwan', Issues and Studies, vol.37, no.6, pp.77-106. ISSN: 1013-2511
  • Rawnsley, G. (2001) 'Where's the Beef? The 1998 mayoral elections in Taiwan', American Journal of Chinese Studies, vol.8, no.1, pp.1-25. ISSN: 0742-5929

Book Chapters and Working Papers

  • 'Living in Interesting Times: Developments in Chinese Propaganda' in Jonathan Auerbach and Russ Castronovo (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Propaganda Studies (Oxford: OUP, 2011)
  • 'The Media in Democratic Taiwan', with Ming-Yeh Rawnsley, in Taiwan Experience Since Martial Law, ed. by David Blundell (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011)
  • '”The Great Movement to Resist America and Assist Korea”: How Beijing Sold the Korean War', in David Welch and Jo Fox (eds.), Justifying War (London: Palgrave, 2010)
  • 'The Political Narrative(s) of Hero' in Culture, Politics and Transnational Chinese Cinema: Zhang Yimou's Hero, ed. by Gary Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh Rawnsley & Julian Stringer (London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2009)
  • With Katrin Voltmer, 'The Media' in Democratization in a Globalized World, ed. by Christian Haerpfer, Ronald Inglehart, Chris Welzel & Patrick Bernhagen (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009)
  • 'China Talks Back: Public Diplomacy and Soft Power for the Chinese Century' in The Routledge Handbook of Public Diplomacy, ed. by Philip Taylor and Nancy Snow (London: Routledge, 2008)
  • The Laws of the Playground: Information Warfare and Propaganda Across the Taiwan Strait', in Studies in Cyberconflict and Global Politics, ed. by Athina Karatzogianni (London: Routledge, 2008)
  • Rawnsley, G. and Rawnsley, M-Y. (2006) 'Mass media and political change in Taiwan', in Fell, D., Kloster, H. and Chang, B-Y. (eds.) Taiwan's KMT and DPP Eras in Comparative Perspective, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, pp.225-242. ISBN: 3-447-05379-8; ISSN: 1612-572X
  • Rawnsley, G. (2006) 'Propaganda, diplomacy and democratisation in Taiwan', in Moore, P. and Pettiford, L. (eds.) Foreign Policy of the Major Powers: China and Japan, London: I.B. Taurus, pp.35-52. ISBN: 9781860649295
  • Rawnsley, G. (2006) 'May you live in interesting times: Chinese and Japanese perspectives on peacekeeping', in Utley, R. (ed.) Major Powers and Peacekeeping: Perspectives, Priorities and the Challenges of Military Intervention, London: Ashgate, pp.81-98. ISBN: 0-7546-4033-7
  • Rawnsley, G. (2006) 'Democratisation and election campaigning in Taiwan', in Voltmer, K. and Splicahl, S. (eds.) Political Communication, the Mass Media and Transitions to Democracy, London: Routledge, pp.133-151. ISBN: 0-415-33779-8
  • Rawnsley, G. (2005) 'Taiwan', in International Encyclopedia of Social Policy, London: Taylor and Francis. ISBN-10: 0415419271
  • Rawnsley, G. (2003) 'As edifying as a bout of mud wrestling: The 2000 presidential election campaign in Taiwan', in Rawnsley, G. and Rawnsley, M-Y. (eds.) Political Communications in Greater China: The Construction and Reflection of Identity, London: Routledge Curzon, pp.103-123. ISBN: 0-7007-1734-X
  • Rawnsley, G. (2003) 'Mao Zedong' in International Encyclopedia of Social Policy, London: Taylor and Francis. ISBN-10: 041541928X
  • Rawnsley, G. (2000) 'Taiwan's propaganda Cold War', in Aldrich, R., Rawnsley, G. and Rawnsley, M-Y. (eds.) The Clandestine Cold War in Asia, London: Frank Cass, pp.82-101. ISBN: 0-7146-5045-5; ISBN: 0-7146-8096-6; ISSN: 1368-9916
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