Social Dimensions of the Internet Economy

  • Jianmin Wang
  • Chunjin Wang
Part of the Sociology, Media and Journalism in China book series (SMJC)


This chapter mainly analyzes the connection between the Internet economy and social development by discussing the background and social foundation of the rise of the Internet economy as well as its influence on social development, and meanwhile combines the specific phenomena of the Internet economy such as the “online shopping lifestyle” and the “rise of online takeaway” to analyze and reflect on the social connotations behind the Internet economy from the theoretical perspective.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jianmin Wang
    • 1
  • Chunjin Wang
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Society and PsychologyCentral University of Finance and EconomicsBeijingChina
  2. 2.Jilin Bank Changchun Pearl River BranchChangchunChina

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