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Approaching the Internet in Chinese Small Cities


Publication Date: October 2003

Publisher: Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Author(s): Guo Liang

Research Area: Information Technology for Development

Keywords: Political participation; World Internet Project; Information Technology for Development; Open Society

Type: Report

Coverage: China

Abstract:

The first in a series of surveys on Internet usage and its impact on China. Conducted by Professor Guo Liang of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Center for Social Development. The research objectives included gaining a comprehensive knowledge of the ways in which people were incorporating this new (to China) technology, the attitudes of non-users toward the Internet, the policies of local governments, and the social impact of the Internet.