Mgr. Hanwei Li, B.A.

Master's thesis

Weibo’s Influence on Collective Action Participation in China

Weibo’s Influence on Collective Action Participation in China
Using individual-level data collected from an online survey of Weibo users’ demographics and Weibo use patterns, this thesis examines whether Weibo use will affect their collective action. I find that Weibo is used by most people as an informational source, and that Weibo activists differ significantly in terms of Weibo use patterns, but not in terms of socio-demographic backgrounds. Informational …more
Language used: English
Date on which the thesis was submitted / produced: 21. 5. 2012

Thesis defence

  • Date of defence: 12. 6. 2012
  • Supervisor: doc. Bernadette Nadya Jaworsky, Ph.D.

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Masaryk University

Faculty of Social Studies

Master programme / field:
Sociology / Sociology (Eng.)

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