LIAO, Sara Xueting
Renmin University of China
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
University of Texas at Austin
- Digital Labor
- Feminist Media Studies
- East Asian Popular Culture
- Creative industry
- Creative women in the Culture of Fashion Imitation;
- E-commerce and Digital Labor;
- Chinese Online Nationalism and Popular Culture
- Media Theories
- Critical Cultural Theories
- Globalization and Consumer Culture
- Qualitative Research Methods
Advice to students:
Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.
Refereed Journal Articles
Liao, S. (2017). Fashioning China: Precarious creativity of women designers in Shanzhai culture. Communication, Culture, and Critique, 10 (3), 422-440.
Liao, S. (2016). Precarious beauty: Migrant Chinese women, beauty work, and precarity. Chinese Journal of Communication, 9(2), 139-152.
Liao, S. (2016). Japanese console games popularization in China: Governance, copycats, and gamers. Games and Culture, 11(3), 175-197.
Liao, S., & Lee, F. L. F. (2014). Do journalists believe in gender specificities of news topics? The impact of professionalism and family status. Asian Journal of Communication, 24(5), 456-473.
Liao, S. (2017). Hong Kong net-bar youth gaming: A labeling perspective. In A. Lee and A. Pulos (Eds.), Transnational Contexts of Development History, Sociality, and Society of Play: Video Games in East Asia (pp. 183-209). Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan.
Fung, A., & Liao, S. (2015). China. In M. J. P. Wolf (Ed.), Video Games Around the World (pp. 119-136). Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.