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Chinese Internet Research Conference 2012: Cara Wallis

Speaker at 10th Annual Chinese Internet Research Conference. The title of the presentation is "New Media Technologies in China’s ‘New Socialist Countryside’: Techno-Sustenance and the Possibilities for Social Transformation”
December 5, 2012
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Cara Wallis

Texas A&M University

"New Media Technologies in China’s ‘New Socialist Countryside’: Techno-Sustenance and the Possibilities for Social Transformation”

Cara Wallis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. She studies new media technologies and issues of power, difference, subjectivity, and social change, particularly in China. Her forthcoming book, Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones (NYU Press), is an ethnographic exploration of the use of mobile phones by young rural-to-urban migrant women working in the low-level service sector in Beijing.

 

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