The New Citizen Society: Considerations and Measures for Developing e-Governance in China

  • Chengyu Xiong
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2739)


The demographic characters of the Internet user make the group worthy paying attention to. This is not only because they have great possibility to be the nucleus of the society and play an important role in social development and decision-making, but also because the growth of this social group is beneficial to the formation of a citizen society – a power which Chinese traditional social system is lack of.


Internet User Public Sphere Information Society Public Affair Great Possibility 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chengyu Xiong
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  1. 1.Tsinghu UniversityBeijingChina

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