The Internet Society in China A 2016 Report

This book provides a cutting edge analysis of the rapid rise of China’s network society and reviews recent key developments within China’s internet economy, notably the concepts of “Lucky Money” and E-Business on Wechat, and Crowd-Funding Platforms. It focuses on drawing out the sociological impact...

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Other Authors: Liu, Shaojie (Editor), Wang, Jianmin (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Singapore Palgrave Macmillan 2020, 2020
Edition:1st ed. 2020
Series:Sociology, Media and Journalism in China
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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Summary:This book provides a cutting edge analysis of the rapid rise of China’s network society and reviews recent key developments within China’s internet economy, notably the concepts of “Lucky Money” and E-Business on Wechat, and Crowd-Funding Platforms. It focuses on drawing out the sociological impact of these economic developments, examining among others the bearing of the decentralization of e-business in rural areas. It offers a vital sociological perspective on the development of China’s internet society and how it affects social and professional relations, examining the shift from the traditional Red Envelope Giving Culture to Digital Red Envelope, micro charity 2.0 as well as the Rise of Internet Crowd Funding in China. Combining an up to date analysis of the current state of play of China’s internet society with expertise in the rapidly changing landscape of China’s social media, this book provides key insights into how technology impacts on the communication and movementof population in China, in both social and economic spheres
Physical Description:XIII, 320 p. 8 illus online resource
ISBN:9789811382376