Fabbing the Chinese Maker Identity

Xin Gu, Pip Shea

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This chapter explores the identity crisis of 'Makers' and 'Maker Culture' in a transformative innovation system in the Chinese city of Shenzhen.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Critical Makers Reader
Subtitle of host publication(Un)learning Technology
EditorsLoes Bogers, Letizia Chiappini
Place of PublicationAmsterdam The Netherlands
PublisherInstitute of Network Cultures
ISBN (Electronic)9789492302373
ISBN (Print)9789492302366
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NameInstitute of Network Cultures Reader #12


  • maker culture
  • digital media/technology
  • additive manufacturing
  • peer production
  • user generated content
  • China
  • Creative industries

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