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Book  Chapters

Xu, J., Gong, Q., & Xu, W (2023). ‘Telling China’s anti-pandemic stories well: Documentary for public diplomacy and the paradox of China’s soft power’, in Sills-Jones, D and Kaapa, P (eds), Documentary in the Age of COVID-19, Peter Lang, pp. 149-173.

Xu, J & Flew, T (2022). ‘Governing the algorithmic distribution of news in China: The case of Jinri Toutiao’, in Meese, J and Bannerman, S (eds), The Algorithmic Distribution of News: Policy Responses, Palgrave Macmillanpp. 27-47.

Xu, J & Jeffreys, E (2021). ‘Celebrity politics in Covid-19 China: “Celebrities can’t save the country”’, in Kehoe, S and Wielander, G (eds), Cultural China 2020: The Contemporary China Centre Review, University of Westminster Press, pp. 132-137. 


Xu, J., Huang, D., & Zhang, H (2021). ‘Internet philanthropy as China’s ‘digital solution’ to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Policies, practices, politics and critique’, in Yusha’u, M and Servaes, J (eds), The Palgrave Handbook of International Communication and Sustainable Development, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 371-391.


Miao, W & Xu, J (2020). ‘Transformation of China’s most popular dating app, ‘Momo’, and its impact on young adult sexuality: A critical social construction of technology analysis’, in R, Kalish (ed), Young Adult Sexuality in the Digital Age, IGI Global, pp. 210-223.


Miao, W., Xu, J., & Zhu, H (2019). ‘From technological issue to military-diplomatic affairs: Analysis of China’s official cybersecurity discourse (1994-2016)’, in J, Hunsinger., L, Klastrup., & M, Allen (eds), Second International Handbook of Internet Research, Springer, doi:10.1007/978-94-024-1202-4_61-1


Xu, J & Zhao, X (2019). ‘Changing platformativity of China’s female wanghong: From Anni Baobei to Zhang Dayi’, in S, Cai (ed), Female Celebrities in Contemporary Chinese Society, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 127-158.


Xu, J & Sun, W (2018). ‘Media since 1949: Changes and continuities’, in W, Wu and M, Frazier (eds), The Sage Handbook of Contemporary China, Sage Publications, pp. 1172-1192.


Xu, J (2018). ‘Shanzhai media culture: Failed intervention to the disingenuous neoliberal logic of Chinese media’, in S, Zhao (ed), Chinese Authoritarianism in the Information Age: Internet, Media and Public Opinion, Routledge, pp. 173-186.


Kent, M., Ellis, K., & Xu, J (2018). ‘Chinese social media today’, in Chinese Social Media: Social, Cultural and Political Implications, Routledge, pp. 1-5.


Benny, J & Xu, J (2018). ‘The decline of Sina Weibo: A technological, political and market analysis’, in M, Kent., K, Ellis., & J, Xu (eds), Chinese Social Media: Social, Cultural and Political Implications, Routledge, pp. 221-235.


Xu, J., Kent, M., Ellis, K., & Zhang, H (2017). ‘Using social media to advance the social rights of people with disability in China: The Beijing One Plus One Disabled Persons’ Cultural Development Centre’, in K. Ellis & M. Kent (eds), Disability and Social Media: Global Perspectives, pp. 318-331, Routledge.


Yu, H & Xu, J (2016). ‘E’gao as a networked digital leisure practice in China’, in D. McGillivray, G. McPherson and S. Carnicelli (eds), Digital Leisure Cultures: Critical Perspectives, pp. 152-165, Routledge.


Xu, J (2015). ‘Online weiguan in Web 2.0 China: Historical origins, characteristics, platforms and consequences’, in Guobin Yang (ed), China’s Contested Internet, pp. 257-282, NIAS Press of the University of Copenhagen.


Xu, J (2015). ‘Blogging for truth: Citizen Investigation Project on China’s 2008 Sichuan earthquake’, in E. Gordon and P. Mihailidis (eds), Civic Media:  Technology, Design, Practice, MIT Press.

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