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Description - A Networked Self by Zizi Papacharissi

A Networked Self 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 of social networking sites within organizations, activism, civic engagement and political impact.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415801812
ISBN-10: 0415801818
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 8
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Jul-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Zizi Papacharissi

University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

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