Chinese Women and the Cyberspace (ICAS Publications Edited by Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

By Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

This quantity examines how chinese language ladies negotiate the net as a learn software and a technique for the purchase of knowledge, in addition to for social networking reasons. delivering perception into the advanced production of a feminine chinese language cybercommunity, Chinese girls and the Cyberspace discusses the impression of more and more on hand net know-how at the lifestyles and way of life of chinese language women—examining better problems with how girls turn into either masters in their digital area and the items of exploitation in a faceless on-line world.

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Apart from personalized cyber-networks, the boundary of these cyber-networks remains relatively open and fluid. Often access is via open portal or in other cases, through a subscription. Subscription offers the members a sense of exclusivity but there is no guarantee that the netizens will interact with the right type of women, although there is assumption that this will be the case as subscribers will have common interests. Increasingly as the portals rely on advertising revenue, subscription has become less fashionable although it continues to be important for those that aim at a specific group of netizens.

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