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Online society in China creating, celebrating, and instrumentalising the online carnival by David Kurt Herold

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New York .
Written in English

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  • Internet

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This book discusses the rich and varied culture of China"s online society, and its impact on offline China. It argues that the internet in China is a separate "space" in which individuals and institutions emerge and interact. While offline and online spaces are connected and influence each other, the Chinese internet is more than merely a technological or media extension of offline Chinese society. Instead of following existing studies by locating online China in offline society, the contributors in this book discuss the carnival of the Chinese internet on its own terms. Examining the complex relationship between government officials and the people using the Internet in China, this book demonstrates that culture is highly influential in how technology is used. Discussing a wide range of different activities, the contributors examine what Chinese people actually do on the internet, and how their actions can be interpreted within the online society they are creating.--Publisher"s description.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by David Kurt Herold and Peter Marolt
SeriesMedia, culture and social change in Asia -- 25
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN740.Z9 I56789 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25552404M
ISBN 100415565391, 0203828518
ISBN 109780415565394, 9780203828519
LC Control Number2010039442
OCLC/WorldCa666878001

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