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Wellman - The Internet in Everyday Life - 9780631235071 - V9780631235071
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The Internet in Everyday Life

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Description for The Internet in Everyday Life Hardcover. Features studies that investigate how being online fits into everyday lives. This book contains articles from scholars in North America, Asia, and Europe that moves discussion of the Internet closer to home, showing how the Internet does not exist 'out there' but is instead an integral part of daily work and home life. Editor(s): Wellman, Barry; Haythornthwaite, Caroline. Series: Information Age Series. Num Pages: 624 pages, 31 illustrations. BIC Classification: JH; UBJ; UDB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 158 x 38. Weight in Grams: 982.
The Internet in Everyday Life is the first book to systematically investigate how being online fits into people's everyday lives.

  • Opens up a new line of inquiry into the social effects of the Internet.

  • Focuses on how the Internet fits into everyday lives, rather than considering it as an alternate world.

  • Chapters are contributed by leading researchers in the area.

  • Studies are based on empirical data.

  • Talks about the reality of being online now, not hopes or fears about the future effects of the Internet.

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Publication date
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
Information Age Series
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Place of Publication
Hoboken, United States
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About Wellman
Barry Wellman learned to keypunch in 1965 and started chatting online in 1976. Now the head of the University of Toronto's NetLab, he's a leading scholar of cybersociety, community, and social network analysis. Prof. Wellman has pioneered understanding of both communities and computer networks as social networks. He founded the International Network for Social Network Analysis, chaired the Community section ... Read more

Reviews for The Internet in Everyday Life
"Wellman is to be congratulated for pulling together a collection of excellent articles that will make a valuable contribution to empirically grounding discussions about the effects of the Internet on our everyday life experiences." Communication & Society "Its breadth, depth and empiricism make for an immensely impressive collection which is likely to influence the field of internet studies for ... Read more

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