[Air-l] Special issue on the Internet in China Information

Frank Thomas news.ftr at free.fr
Mon Sep 26 12:49:19 PDT 2005

I got this announcement that China hands might interest.

Frank Thomas

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Von: China Information [mailto:Mail.ChinaInfo at let.leidenuniv.nl]
Gesendet: Mo 26.09.2005 17:17
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Betreff: Special Issue on the Internet in China - available for FREE

Dear colleagues and friends,

I am pleased to draw your attention to the free online access 
announcement for the China Information special issue on the Internet in 

As you may know, China Information is a refereed journal devoted to 
timely and in-depth analyses of major developments in contemporary China 
and overseas Chinese communities in the areas of politics, economics, 
law, ecology, culture, and society, including literature and the arts.

Our most recent Special Issue on the Internet in China (Volume 19 Number 
2, July 2005) is now available online for FREE.

The internet is the latest phenomenon in China and has caught the 
attention of media and academia alike. However, attention has hitherto 
been primarily concentrated on the implications of the internet for 
China's civil society development and democratization. What is still 
missing is the inquiry about the sociopolitical diffusion and 
development of the internet in China beyond the democratization frame.

Given the incredible rate of development concerning the internet in 
China-socially, economically, and politically-it is time to explore and 
extend our analytical focus and research agenda on the multifaceted 
implications of the internet in China. This themed issue is a 
contribution to this goal.

Articles in this special issue include:
*      Lokman Tsui - Introduction: The Sociopolitical Internet in China
*      Johan Lagerkvist - The Techno-cadre's Dream: Administrative
Reform by Electronic Governance in China Today?
*      Kathleen Hartford - Dear Mayor: Online Communications with Local
Governments in Hangzhou and Nanjing
*      Jack Linchuan Qiu and Zhou Liuning - Through the Prism of the
Internet Cafe: Managing Access in an Ecology of Games
*      Randolph Kluver - US and Chinese Policy Expectations of the

Please see the attached digital flyer for details of the free online 
access and visit our homepages:
http://cin.sagepub.com <http://cin.sagepub.com>

Best regards,

Tak-Wing Ngo
China Information

Dr. Frank Thomas
FTR Internet Research
93110 Rosny-sous-Bois
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