How does Internet Use Affect Citizens’ Social Attitudes: An Empirical Research based on CGSS Data
Keywords:Internet Use; Frequency; Ability; Social Attitude; Happiness; Fairness; Social Trust.
With the consistent development of the Internet industry and the rapid expansion of the netizens’ scale, the influence of the Internet on the public and their attitudes towards society becomes more profound. As a platform for public discussion and communication, the Internet is also an imperative way to shape the attitude of civil society. By virtue of CGSS data, this paper explores how the frequency and ability of Internet use affect citizens’ social attitudes via multiple linear regression and factor analysis. At the same time, this study also analyzes the influence differences among various Internet use capabilities.
Li, T., Huang, C. C., He, X. Q. & Zhou, K. G. (2008). What affects people’s social trust? --Evidence from Guangdong province. Economic Research Journal, (01), 16.
Ma, J. F. & Bai, C. Y. (2005). Historical changes of social trust model. Social Science Journal, (002), 39-44.
Li, L. L. & Wang, Y. C. (2021). Social attitude change in China: General tendency and influence mechanism. Social Sciences Digest, 38(1), 2.
Li, X. P. (2021). The impact of Internet use on government trust --An empirical study based on 2017 CSS data. Jinan: Master Thesis of Shandong University.
Lou, J. H. & Li, Q. (2022). The impact of Internet use on the life satisfaction of the elderly in China --Based on CLASS 2018 data. Northwest Population Journal, 12.
Long, C. H. & Han, J. J. (2022). Does Internet use alleviate the disparity of happiness between urban and rural adolescents in China? World Economic Papers, (03), 52-68.
Zhang, Y. L. & Liu, J. K. (2021). Internet use, social justice, and doctoe credibility --An empirical analysis of the 2013 China social survey. Journalism Research, (08), 18-34, 117-118.
Long, C. H., Yi, C. Z. & Li, C. J. (2021). The impact of Internet use on residents’ subjective well-being: An empirical analysis based on national data. Social Sciences in China, 40(04), 106-128.
Luan, S. J. (2017). The impact of Internet use on social trust --An empirical study based on CGSS 2013 Data. China Market, (28), 2.
Zhao, X. H. & Li, J. X. (2017). Contemporary youth’s Internet use and social trust. Youth Studies, (01), 19-27, 94.
Li, W. (2019). The sense of social fairness: Structure and trend --An analysis of the trend of public social fairness between 2006 and 2017. Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Social Science Edition), 37(1), 2.
How to Cite
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.