A Networked Self

A Networked Self

Identity, Community and Culture on Social Network Sites

Book - 2011
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Anbsp;Networked Selfnbsp;examines self presentation and social connection in the digital age. This collection brings together new work on online social networks by leading scholars from a variety of disciplines. The focus of the volume rests on the construction of the self, and what happens to self-identity when it is presented through networks of social connections in new media environments. The volume is structured around the core themes of identity, community, and culture - the central themes of social network sites. Contributors address theory, research, and practical implications of many aspects of online social networks including self-presentation, behavioral norms, patterns and routines, social impact, privacy, class/gender/race divides, taste cultures online, uses ofnbsp;social networking sitesnbsp;within organizations, activism, civic engagement andnbsp;political impact.

Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2011
ISBN: 9780415801812
0415801818
Branch Call Number: HM742 .N49 2011
Characteristics: vii, 328 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Papacharissi, Zizi - Editor

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