Communicating citizenship in China’s digital society

@article{Xiong2019CommunicatingCI,
  title={Communicating citizenship in China’s digital society},
  author={Bing Xiong},
  journal={Journal of International and Intercultural Communication},
  year={2019},
  volume={12},
  pages={128 - 145}
}
  • Bing Xiong
  • Published 2019
  • Sociology
  • Journal of International and Intercultural Communication
ABSTRACT This research explores the (inter-) cultural dimension of communicating citizenship in China’s new media environment. It adopts speech codes theory as a theoretical and methodological framework to examine the historically situated and socially constructed meanings of citizenship and the normative communicative conduct for practicing “good citizenship” in China. Through a systematic analysis of Chinese online discourse surrounding two social events, this study captures one speech code… Expand
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