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Constructing the Self in a Mediated World

Constructing the Self in a Mediated World Author Debra Grodin
ISBN-10 9781452247908
Release 1996-01-18
Pages 240
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In today's world, identities are no longer built solely within communities of family, neighbourhood, school and work - the media plays an important role in formulating our identities or constructions of self. This volume brings together the usually segregated areas of interpersonal and mass communication, and also incorporates work from sociology, psychology and women's studies. Each contributor examines our understanding of self both within a specific context of mediated culture and within a specific theoretical framework, such as critical theory, social constructionism and feminism.



The Virtual Community

The Virtual Community Author Howard Rheingold
ISBN-10 0262261103
Release 2000-10-23
Pages 480
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Howard Rheingold has been called the First Citizen of the Internet. In this book he tours the "virtual community" of online networking. He describes a community that is as real and as much a mixed bag as any physical community -- one where people talk, argue, seek information, organize politically, fall in love, and dupe others. At the same time that he tells moving stories about people who have received online emotional support during devastating illnesses, he acknowledges a darker side to people's behavior in cyberspace. Indeed, contends Rheingold, people relate to each other online much the same as they do in physical communities.Originally published in 1993, The Virtual Community is more timely than ever. This edition contains a new chapter, in which the author revisits his ideas about online social communication now that so much more of the world's population is wired. It also contains an extended bibliography.



Second Generations on the Move in Italy

Second Generations on the Move in Italy Author Roberta Ricucci
ISBN-10 9780739187470
Release 2014-11-14
Pages 212
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Second Generations on the Move in Italy focuses on changes and challenges in the Italian population. It describes second generations’ lives in a recent immigration country, from relations within families to educational paths, and from transnational to societal values attitudes.



Interpersonal Relations and Social Patterns in Communication Technologies Discourse Norms Language Structures and Cultural Variables

Interpersonal Relations and Social Patterns in Communication Technologies  Discourse Norms  Language Structures and Cultural Variables Author Park, Jung-ran
ISBN-10 9781615208289
Release 2010-04-30
Pages 522
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"This book provides interdisciplinary perspectives utilizing a variety of research methods to uncover the fundamental components of computer-mediated communication (i.e., language, interpersonal relations/communication and information technology) which will be discussed in the following section"--Provided by publisher.



Boundaries of Self and Reality Online

Boundaries of Self and Reality Online Author Jayne Gackenbach
ISBN-10 9780128041741
Release 2017-03-01
Pages 358
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As technology continues to rapidly advance, individuals and society are profoundly changed. So too are the tools used to measure this universe and, therefore, our understanding of reality improves. Boundaries of Self and Reality Online examines the idea that technological advances associated with the Internet are moving us in multiple domains toward various "edges." These edges range from self, to society, to relationships, and even to the very nature of reality. Boundaries are dissolving and we are redefining the elements of identity. The book begins with explorations of the digitally constructed self and the relationship between the individual and technological reality. Then, the focus shifts to society at large and includes a contribution from Chinese researchers about the isolated Chinese Internet. The later chapters of the book explore digital reality at large, including discussions on virtual reality, Web consciousness, and digital physics. Cyberpsychology architecture Video games as a tool for self-understanding Avatars and the meaning behind them Game transfer phenomena A Jungian perspective on technology Politics of social media The history and science of video game play Transcendent virtual reality experiences The theophoric quality of video games



The Social Construction of Reality

The Social Construction of Reality Author Peter L. Berger
ISBN-10 9781453215463
Release 2011-04-26
Pages 219
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The classic work that redefined the sociology of knowledge and has inspired a generation of philosophers and thinkers In this seminal book, Peter L. Berger and Thomas Luckmann examine how knowledge forms and how it is preserved and altered within a society. Unlike earlier theorists and philosophers, Berger and Luckmann go beyond intellectual history and focus on commonsense, everyday knowledge—the proverbs, morals, values, and beliefs shared among ordinary people. When first published in 1966, this systematic, theoretical treatise introduced the term social construction,effectively creating a new thought and transforming Western philosophy.



An Introduction to Social Constructionism

An Introduction to Social Constructionism Author Vivien Burr
ISBN-10 9781134849079
Release 2006-07-13
Pages 208
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Introduction to Social Constructionism is a readable and critical account of social constructionism for students new to the field. Focusing on the challenge to psychology that social constructionism poses, Viven Burr examines the notion of 'personality' to illustrate the rejection of essentialism by social constructionists. This questions psychology's traditional understanding of the person. She then shows how the study of language can be used as a focus for our understanding of human behaviour and experience. This is continued by examining 'discourses' and their role in constructing social phenomena, and the relationship between discourse and power. However, the problems associated with these analyses are also clearly outlined. Many people believe that one of the aims of social science should be to bring about social change. Viven Burr analyses what possibilities there might be for change in social constructionist accounts. She also addresses what social constructionism means in practice to research in the social sciences, and includes some guidelines on undertaking discourse analysis. Introduction to Social Constructionism is an invaluable and clear guide for all perplexed students who want to begin to understand this difficult area.



Official Program Annual Conference of the International Communication Association

Official Program     Annual Conference of the International Communication Association Author International Communication Association. Conference
ISBN-10 IND:30000047343896
Release 1996
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Contributions to Indian Sociology

Contributions to Indian Sociology Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105021574590
Release 1997
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New Books on Women and Feminism

New Books on Women and Feminism Author
ISBN-10 UIUC:30112042670700
Release 1996
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Disability Studies Quarterly

Disability Studies Quarterly Author Irving Kenneth Zola
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105029547333
Release 1997
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Social Networking and Impression Management

Social Networking and Impression Management Author Carolyn Cunningham
ISBN-10 9780739178119
Release 2013
Pages 325
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This work offers critical inquiry into how identity is constructed, deconstructed, performed, and perceived on social networking sites (SNSs), such as Facebook, and LinkedIn.



The Qualified Self

The Qualified Self Author Lee Humphreys
ISBN-10 9780262346269
Release 2018-04-13
Pages 200
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How sharing the mundane details of daily life did not start with Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube but with pocket diaries, photo albums, and baby books.Social critiques argue that social media have made us narcissistic, that Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube are all vehicles for me-promotion. In The Qualified Self, Lee Humphreys offers a different view. She shows that sharing the mundane details of our lives—what we ate for lunch, where we went on vacation, who dropped in for a visit—didn't begin with mobile devices and social media. People have used media to catalog and share their lives for several centuries. Pocket diaries, photo albums, and baby books are the predigital precursors of today's digital and mobile platforms for posting text and images. The ability to take selfies has not turned us into needy narcissists; it's part of a longer story about how people account for everyday life. Humphreys refers to diaries in which eighteenth-century daily life is documented with the brevity and precision of a tweet, and cites a nineteenth-century travel diary in which a young woman complains that her breakfast didn't agree with her. Diaries, Humphreys explains, were often written to be shared with family and friends. Pocket diaries were as mobile as smartphones, allowing the diarist to record life in real time. Humphreys calls this chronicling, in both digital and nondigital forms, media accounting. The sense of self that emerges from media accounting is not the purely statistics-driven “quantified self,” but the more well-rounded qualified self. We come to understand ourselves in a new way through the representations of ourselves that we create to be consumed.



Subject Guide to Books in Print

Subject Guide to Books in Print Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105025888517
Release 2003
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American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN-10 UOM:39015066180392
Release 2006
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Realities and Relationships

Realities and Relationships Author Kenneth J. Gergen
ISBN-10 0674037545
Release 2009-06-01
Pages 368
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Handbook of Personality Psychology

Handbook of Personality Psychology Author Robert Hogan
ISBN-10 9780080533179
Release 1997-06-12
Pages 987
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The most comprehensive single volume ever published on the subject, the Handbook of Personality Psychology is the end-all, must-have reference work for personality psychologists. This handbook discusses the development and measurement of personality as well as biological and social determinants, dynamic personality processes, the personality's relation to the self, and personality in relation to applied psychology. Authored by the field's most respected researchers, each chapter provides a concise summary of the subject to date. Topics include such areas as individual differences, stability of personality, evolutionary foundations of personality, cross-cultural perspectives, emotion, psychological defenses, and the connection between personality and health. Intended for an advanced audience, the Handbook of Personality Psychology will be your foremost resource in this diverse field. Chapter topics include: * Nature of personality psychology * Conceptual and measurement issues in personality * Developmental issues * Biological determinants of personality * Social determinants of personality * Dynamic personality processes * Personality and the self * The Five Factor Model * Applied psychology