The Internet in China: Cultural, Political, and Social Dimensions (1980s-2000s)

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The Internet in China: Cultural, Political, and Social Dimensions (1980s-2000s)

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The Internet in China, a Berkshire Essential, provides much-needed context and historical background for the technological development that is transforming Chinese society and creating new conflicts and new opportunities.

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    The Internet in China: Cultural, Political, and Social Dimensions, 1980s is impressively presented in both scope and detail. Informed and informative, The Internet in China is a model of seminal scholarship and very highly recommended for professional, governmental, and academic library China studies reference collections.

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The Internet in China, a Berkshire Essential, provides unique and much-needed historical background on the communications revolution and technological developments that have transformed Chinese society, creating new conflicts and new opportunities for the nation’s half billion “netizens.” This convenient handbook covers the role of the Internet in business and economy, governance and politics, civil society, and social welfare. More than forty international experts, many of them Chinese, write about community-building and social networking, online dating and romance, government regulation, education and entertainment, and phenomena specific to China, including the Great Firewall and microblogging.

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Editor

Ashley Esarey, University of Alberta, Randolph Kluver, Texas A&M University

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ISBN

9781614729358

Edition

First

Volumes

1

Pages

272

Chinese Title

网络在中国

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