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Description - New Social Ties by Deborah Chambers

Deborah Chambers draws on the metaphor of friendship as a strategy for exploring contemporary changes in informal social ties. She traces the shift from fixed and permanent ties of family, neighbourhood and community to fluid and transient ties typified by computer mediated communication.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333984086
ISBN-10: 0333984080
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Deborah Chambers

DEBORAH CHAMBERS is Professor of Communication and Cultural Studies at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, where she teaches social and cultural theory and media analysis. She is the author of Representing the Family, joint author with Linda Steiner and Carole Fleming of Women and Journalism and joint author with Richard Johnson, Parvati Raghuram and Estella Tincknell of The Practice of Cultural Studies. Her current research includes changing family values and sexual morality in a global context and media and journalism.

Books By Deborah Chambers

Sociology of Family Life by Deborah Chambers
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Women and Journalism by Deborah Chambers
Hardback, April 2004
Practice of Cultural Studies by Deborah Chambers
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Representing the Family by Deborah Chambers
Paperback, June 2001