Chapter 1 Introduction: Cultural Politics of User-Generated Encyclopaedias: Comparing Chinese Wikipedia and Baidu Baike

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Han-Teng Liao

New Media Research Center; Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford

Date Written: 2014

Abstract

Chapter 1 has provided the background to the research, formulated the general research question, and outlined the basic arguments of the thesis.

1.1 Origins of the study 1 1.2 Background and research question 7 1.3 Boundaries: offline and online 15 1.4 Overview of subsequent chapters 24

Keywords: Boundaries, online encyclopaedias; user-generated content; China; Taiwan; Hong Kong

Suggested Citation

Liao, Han-Teng, Chapter 1 Introduction: Cultural Politics of User-Generated Encyclopaedias: Comparing Chinese Wikipedia and Baidu Baike (2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2508886 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2508886

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