Commercialization of Chinese Youth Network Subculture and Its Social Effects

Ruihui Han

Abstract


The number of people surfing the internet in China has ranked the top in the world. Among then, the number of the youths occupies the main part. Social sub-cultural phenomenon is formed in the youth stage. The School of Birmingham considered such cultural phenomenon as the mainstream cultural way for youths to oppose the middle class in England in 1950s-1960s. Currently, under the function of commercialization, some features of youth network subculture have some negative social effects.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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