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Networking ChinaThe Digital Transformation of the Chinese Economy$
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Yu Hong

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780252040917

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.5406/illinois/9780252040917.001.0001

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China, Crisis, and Communications

(p.1) Introduction
Networking China

Yu Hong

University of Illinois Press

This chapter introduces the post-2008 historical context of crisis and restructuring, where communications have become a new epicenter of political-economy transformation and a crosscutting tool for economic recovery and industrial upgrades. It also introduces the themes of this book, that is, the centrality of communications to Chinese-style capitalism, the state’s constitutive role in the evolving networked economy, and, lastly, the relationship between the state-dominated communications system and the global digital economy.

Keywords:   Capitalist economic crisis, communications, restructuring and rebalancing, Chinese economy, the state, digital capitalism, global convergence

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