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Book review: Online afterlives: immortality, memory and grief in digital culture by Davide Sisto

Oikarinen, Mona (2021) Book review: Online afterlives: immortality, memory and grief in digital culture by Davide Sisto. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (23 May 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In Online Afterlives: Immortality, Memory and Grief in Digital Culture, Davide Sisto explores how digital technologies have come to impact our relationship with death, traversing the numerous digital devices and practices that are shaping mourning and grief today. Illustrated by multiple real-world examples and supported by relevant literature, this book offers an excellent introduction to death and digital culture, finds Mona Oikarinen. Online Afterlives: Immortality, Memory and Grief in Digital Culture. Davide Sisto (translated by Bonnie McClellan-Broussard). MIT Press. 2020.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2021 14:21
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2021 14:21
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/111397

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