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Title CyberSociety 2.0 : revisiting computer-mediated communication and community / Steven G. Jones, editor
Edition Revised edition
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1998]


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Description xvii, 238 pages ; 24 cm
Series New media cultures
New media cultures.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Introduction - Steven Jones -- Information, Internet and Community - Steven Jones -- Notes toward an Understanding of Community in the Information Age -- The Emergence of On-line Community - Nancy K Baym -- Designing Genres for New Media - Philip E Agre -- Social, Economic and Political Contexts -- Feminist Fictions of Future Technology - Cheris Kramarae -- Text as Mask - Brenda Danet -- Gender, Play, and Performance on the Internet -- Dating on the Net - Lynn Schofield Clark -- Teens and the Rise of 'Pure' Relationships -- Virtual Ethnicity - Mark Poster -- Tribal Identity in an Age of Global Communications -- Dissolution and Fragmentation - Beth Kolko and Elizabeth Reid -- Problems in On-line Communities
Summary This book analyszes computer-mediated technologies to illuminate the hype and hopes pinned on computer-mediated communication and the cultures that are emerging among Internet users. The books captures a particular moment in time and serves as snapshots of the concerns and issues that surround the burgeoning new technologies of communication. After a brief introduction to the history of computer-mediated communication, it highlights specific cyber "societies" and how computer-mediated communication effects the notion of self and its relationship to the community. Contributors probe issues of community, standards of conduct, communication, the means of fixing identity, knowledge, information, and the exercise of power in social relations. They also question how traditional sociological inquiry can adapt itself to most effectively study computer-mediated social formations
Analysis Computer networks -- Social aspects
Computers and civilization
Notes Rev. ed. of CyperSociety
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Computer networks -- Social aspects.
Computers and civilization.
Genre/Form Comunicación
Author Jones, Steve, 1961-
LC no. 98008984
ISBN 0761914617 cloth acid-free paper
0761914625 paperback acid-free paper
Other Titles CyberSociety two point zero
OTHER TI CyberSociety