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Communication, information, and support

May McCreaddie

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter takes a constructivist approach to the topic of communication, information, and support. This view recognizes that individuals actively generate their own understanding and ‘rules’ are ... More


Media naturalness theory: human evolution and behaviour towards electronic communication technologies

Ned Kock

in Applied Evolutionary Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586073
eISBN:
9780191731358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586073.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides a discussion of what has become known as media naturalness theory, a theory of communication media with a special focus on electronic communication, and developed based on human ... More


Considering the Interactions: The Effects of the Internet on Self and Society

Katelyn Y. A. Mckenna and Gwendolyn Seidman

in Computers, Phones, and the Internet: Domesticating Information Technology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195312805
eISBN:
9780199847730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312805.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews several studies on the mechanisms though which computer-mediated communication influences the development of social relationships. Experiments in which participants are randomly ... More


Computer-Mediated Communication and Its Importance to Adolescents with Hearing Loss

Jill Duncan, Ellen A. Rhoades, and Elizabeth M. Fitzpatrick

in Auditory (Re)Habilitation for Adolescents with Hearing Loss: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195381405
eISBN:
9780190204020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381405.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explains how the use of computer-mediated communication has dramatically altered written and spoken language, entertainment and socialization as well as general learning and formal ... More


Are Instant Messages Speech?: The World of IM

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores how American college students craft their instant messaging (IM) conversations to determine whether IM is just informal speech written down, or more generally, whether ... More


Communication and Disciplinarity

Christine Hine

in Systematics as Cyberscience: Computers, Change, and Continuity in Science

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083713
eISBN:
9780262275408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083713.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter analyzes the field of communication practices in which the systematics constituted. The author focuses on the existing publishing system in systematics and explores the ways in which ... More


The People We Become: The Cost of Being Always On

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Beyond the effects that contemporary media may be having upon our language, we need to think about whether computers and mobile phones are impacting the social fabric as well. Since the early days of ... More


Methods of Analysis

Istvan Kecskes

in Intercultural Pragmatics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892655
eISBN:
9780199345502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892655.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

There have been a great variety of research tools, data collection methods and data analysis used in intercultural pragmatics research. They all have at least three features in common. Firstly, the ... More


Emerging Perspectives On Discourse

Alexandra Georgakopoulou and Dionysis Goutsos

in Discourse Analysis: An Introduction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620456
eISBN:
9780748671397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620456.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The book’s concluding chapter looks forward to the picture emerging from the main strands of research in discourse analysis, as presented in the previous book chapters and suggests a number of areas ... More


Friendship and Social Media

Andrew M. Ledbetter

in The Psychology of Friendship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190222024
eISBN:
9780190645380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222024.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The last decade has witnessed widespread use of social media platforms for initiating and maintaining friendships. Indeed, given that “friend” is a colloquial/technical term for social media ... More


Community Networking: The Native American Telecommunications Continuum

Randy Ross

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Community Networking -- The Native American Telecommunications Continuum Computer mediated communications -- has evolved exponentially each decade since the mid-1980’s. Pre-Internet exploration in ... More


Techno-Romance and Emerging Adulthood

Varda Konstam

in The Romantic Lives of Emerging Adults: Getting from I to We

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190639778
eISBN:
9780190639792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639778.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the ways in which technology influences the romantic behavior of emerging adults. From meeting new romantic partners to managing existing relationships to breaking up and ... More


The role of sentiment in the social web

Mike Thelwall and Arvid Kappas

in Collective Emotions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199659180
eISBN:
9780191772238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659180.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The expression of emotions is central to many offline and online social systems. For example, demonstrating empathy or support may help to build friendships in social network sites or to maintain ... More


Terror and Play, Or What Was Hacktivism?

Peter Krapp

in Noise Channels: Glitch and Error in Digital Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676248
eISBN:
9781452947792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676248.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the way questions of access and control are negotiated in computer-mediated communication in general and the expressive politics of hacktivism and tactical media in particular. ... More


Machinima and the Suspensionsof Animation

Peter Krapp

in Noise Channels: Glitch and Error in Digital Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676248
eISBN:
9781452947792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676248.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the production of digital animation within computer games that can take documentary, fictional, or experimental forms, a practice known as machinima. A portmanteau for ... More


When the Going Gets Tough: Newslore of September 11

Russell Frank

in Newslore: Contemporary Folklore on the Internet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739282
eISBN:
9781604739299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739282.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter examines the newslore about the September 11, 2011 terrorist attack against the U.S. It explains that this event triggered the largest folk responses in the short history of ... More


Hypertext and Its Anachronisms

Peter Krapp

in Noise Channels: Glitch and Error in Digital Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676248
eISBN:
9781452947792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676248.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores hypertext as a popular form of computer-mediated communication that has raised perhaps the highest expectations for a transformation of culture. It considers how the widespread ... More


The Romantic Lives of Emerging Adults: Getting from I to We

Varda Konstam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190639778
eISBN:
9780190639792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639778.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The romantic lives of emerging adults are often baffling and contradictory: they prize committed and authentic relationships, yet they appear to be reluctant participants, and they prefer to foster ... More


From usage guides to language blogs

Morana Lukač

in English Usage Guides: History, Advice, Attitudes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808206
eISBN:
9780191845888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808206.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Lexicography

Public debates on language use today have switched platforms from newspaper columns to social media, and instead of turning the pages of printed usage guides, English speakers most commonly turn to ... More


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