The platformization of Chinese Society: infrastructure, governance, and practice

  title={The platformization of Chinese Society: infrastructure, governance, and practice},
  author={Jeroen de Kloet and Thomas Poell and Zeng Guohua and Chow Yiu Fai},
  journal={Chinese Journal of Communication},
  pages={249 - 256}
By adopting a universal perspective, several scholars have called upon governments and other regulatory bodies to intervene in the emerging platform society, not leaving its development solely to the dynamics of the market (Khan, 2017; Pasquale, 2018; Srnicek, 2017; Van Dijck, Poell, & de Waal, 2018). Although this call for increased regulation is particularly welcome in the US and Europe, it seems problematic, if not ironic, in the Chinese context. We are currently witnessing the fast process… Expand
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