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Hong, Y. (2017). Networking China: the digital transformation of the Chinese economy. University of Illinois Press.

Lee, K-F (2018). AI superpowers: China, Silicon Valley and the new world order. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Qiu, J. L. (2009). Working-class network society: Communication technology and the information have-less in urban China, MIT Press, Cambridge.

Schneider, Florian. (2019) China’s Digital Nationalism. Oxford University Press. 

Yang, Guobin. (2009). The power of the internet in China: Citizen activism online, Columbia University Press, New York.


Book chapters

Keane, M. and Wu, Huan (2019) ‘Zhejiang’s digital dream’, in A. Athique and E. Baulch (eds.) Digital Transactions in Asia. London: Routledge

Keane, M. (2019) ‘Cultures of Creativity and Innovation in Greater China’, in Lily Kong and de Rios (ed.) Geographies of Creativity. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar (in press).


Journal articles

Fung. KC. Aminian, N., Fu, X, and Tung C (2018), ‘Digital Silk Road, Silicon Valley and Connectivity.’ Journal of Chinese Economics and Business Studies 16(3): 313- 336.

Keane, Michael, and Wu, Huan (2018) Lofty Ambitions, New Territories, and Turf Battles: China’s Platforms “Go Out” Media Industry Journal Vol 5 (11)

Keane, Michael, and Chen, Ying (2017), ‘Entrepreneurial Solutionism, Characteristic Cultural Industries and the Chinese Dream’, International Journal of Cultural Policy

Hong, Y. (2017). Pivot to Internet Plus: Molding China’s digital economy for economic restructuring. International Journal of Communication, 11, 1486–1506.

Jia, L. and Winseck, D. (2018). The political economy of Chinese Internet companies: financialization, concentration, and capitalization. The International Communication Gazette 80(1) 30-59.

Leong, Susan (2018) ‘Prophets of Mass Innovation: The Gospel According toBAT’, Media Industry Journal, 5(1). https://doi:10.3998/mij.15031809.0005.105

Leong, S (2016) Sinophone, Chinese and PRC Internet Asiascape: Digital Asia 3 (3)

Shen, H. (2016). China and global internet governance: Toward an alternative analytical framework, Chinese Journal of Communication, 9(3), 304–324.

Shen, H. (2018). Building a digital silk road? Situating the internet in China’s belt and Road Initiative. International Journal of Communication, 12, 2683 -2701.

Shi, A. (2018) Constructing a mediated community of shared future. The Annals of the International Communication Association 2018, pp.120-138.

Yu, Haiqing (2018). Game on: the rise of the eSports middle kingdom’, Media Industries Journal 5.1: 88-105.



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