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Our Space? Ethnicity, Diaspora, and Online Life

David Parker

in China Abroad: Travels, Subjects, Spaces

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099456
eISBN:
9789882206687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099456.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores some of the identity formations emerging through online interaction among second generation Chinese migrants. The discussion draws on a survey of Internet use among Chinese ... More


Mudding History and Subcultures

Kendall Lori

in Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub: Masculinities and Relationships Online

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230361
eISBN:
9780520935983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230361.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides background information about muds, their history and culture. It also provides information about BlueSky's subculture and its relationship to other online subcultures. It ... More


Planning for Qualitative Research on the Internet

Christine Hine

in The Internet

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199793891
eISBN:
9780190256081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793891.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on how to write research proposals for qualitative Internet research. It discusses the flexible adaptation of research plans in the face of emergent online events, and the ... More


Ghanaians Online and the Innovation of 419 Scams

Jenna Burrell

in Invisible Users: Youth in the Internet Cafes of Urban Ghana

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017367
eISBN:
9780262301459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017367.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter explores the growing trend among urban Ghanaian youths to interact with foreigners over the Internet and establish extensive contacts. The youth of Accra repeatedly visits Internet cafés ... More


The Changing Nature of Socialization among Arab Youth: Insights from Online Practices

Ilhem Allagui

in Digital Middle East: State and Society in the Information Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190859329
eISBN:
9780190942977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859329.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This article examines online relationship activities among Arab youth, paying particular attention to micro-practices of engagement and the ways on which socio-cultural contexts shape social ... More


Perspective: Fan Site Moderator Queeneve on fan Activity Around and Against Soaps

Abigail de Kosnik

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0031
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter presents QueenEve’ views about the role of soap fan communities in resisting the direction of their shows and providing greater pleasure for fans through community online interaction. ... More


Introduction: The Politics and Promise of Craigslist

Jessa Lingel

in An Internet for the People: The Politics and Promise of craigslist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691188904
eISBN:
9780691199887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691188904.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter is a brief overview on craigslist and its impact on digital culture. Most people think of craigslist as a simple-looking site with a few basic functions, but in terms of the ... More


Conclusion

Michel Hockx

in Internet Literature in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160827
eISBN:
9780231538534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160827.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter looks back at the first decade and a half of Internet literature in China against the background of what appears to be the onset of a decline. It argues that Internet ... More


Movement

Stephanie R. Bjork

in Somalis Abroad: Clan and Everyday Life in Finland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040931
eISBN:
9780252099458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040931.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses movement in various forms: young Somalis away from family households, online interactions, to Finland drawn by the Finnish welfare state, and international travel including ... More


What next?

John Field

in Social capital and lifelong learning

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346551
eISBN:
9781447303374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346551.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter begins by discussing the benefits of connectedness and learning, including the benefits for one another. Next, it notes that people's networks are learning resources, which can provide ... More


Intimate Connections: Contextualizing Japanese Youth and Mobile Messaging

Mizuko Ito and Daisuke Okabe

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/9780195312805.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes how teenagers' easy access to mobile phones (compared to a home landline phone) frees them from reserving the phone for consequential communication. Teens can then use their ... More


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