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New connectivities in China : virtual, actual and local Interactions

Author: Peilin Luo
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer Verlag, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores new connections among Chinese people forged by the rapid spread of information and communication technologies. Covers virtual, actual and local interactions, probes impact on  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peilin Luo
ISBN: 9789400739093 9400739095
OCLC Number: 767567974
Description: xxi, 234 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. The Internet Communication and the Issue of Civil Society --
NPOs in China: Some Issues Concerning Internet Communication / Boxu Yang --
Dot the "I's" and Cross the "T's": A Sociological Interpretation of Chinese Cyberspace and the Qianyuan Grace Wang Incident / Chung-tai Cheng --
Rage and Reflection: Chinese Nationalism Online Between Emotional Venting and Measured Opinion / David Kurt Herold --
pt. 2. Studies on Mobile Phone Uses in Beijing / Beijing Calling... --
Mobile Communication in Contemporary China / Leopoldina Fortunati, Anna Maria Manganelli, Pui-lam Law and Shanhua Yang The "Mobile" Face of Contemporary China / Leopoldina Fortunati, Anna Maria Manganelli, Pui-lam Law and Shanhua Yang --
A Preliminary Study on the Mobile Phone Use of Migrant Workers in Beijing / Ke Yang --
pt. 3. The ICTs and Migrant Workers in Southern China --
Mobile Cultures of Migrant Workers in Southern China: Informal Literacies in the Negotiation of (New) Social Relations of the New Working Women / Angel Mei-yi Lin and Avin H. M. Tong --
Internet Use of Migrant Workers in the Pearl River Delta / Yinni Peng. Mobile Phones and the Empowerment of Migrant Workers in Job Search in China's Pearl River Delta / Raymond Ngan and Stephen K. Ma --
Mobile Communication and the Issue of Identity: An Exploratory Study of the Uses of the Camera Phone Among Migrant Workers in Southern China / Pui-lam Law --
pt. 4. New Network and New Identification --
Beyond Privileges: New Media and the Issues of Glocalization in China / Boxu Yang --
The Principled Machine: A Sociopolitical Inquiry of Mobile Voting in Chinese Society / Chung-tai Cheng --
The Use of ICT Products and "White-Collarization" of White-Collar Workers: An Everyday-Life Perspective / Shanhua Yang and Jing Li Home and Away: A Case Study of Students and Social Media in Shanghai / Larissa Hjorth and Michael Arnold --
pt. 5. New Connectivities and Chinese Social Context --
Toward a New "Electrical World": Is There a Chinese Technological Sublime? / Matteo Tarantino --
ICT Use with Chinese Characteristics / Wai-chi Rodney Chu and Yinni Peng --
ICTD: Internet Adoption and Usage Amongst Rural Users in China / Jinqiu Zhao.
Responsibility: Pui-lam Law, editor.

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