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The Other Digital China

Nonconfrontational Activism on the Social Web

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674980921

Publication Date: 12/10/2019


320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

17 illus., 1 map, 3 tables


  • Introduction: Walking around the Obstacles
  • 1. Nonconfrontational Activism and the Chinese “Social”
  • 2. NGO2.0 and Social Media Activism: Activist as Researcher
  • 3. WeChat versus Weibo: Microblogging and Peer-to-Peer Philanthropy
  • 4. Millennials as Change Agents on the Social Web
  • 5. Makers and Tech4Good Culture
  • 6. Participatory Action Research and the Chinese Challenge
  • Conclusion: Between Star Trek and Brave New World?
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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