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E-Life and real life: on- and off-line social life in an Internet café

Powell, Alison (2005) E-Life and real life: on- and off-line social life in an Internet café. In: Consalvo, Mia and Allen, Matthew, (eds.) Internet Research Annual: Selected Papers From the Association of Internet Researchers Conference 2003, Volume 2. Digital formations(20). Peter Lang, New York, USA, pp. 135-148. ISBN 9780820468419

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Abstract

This collection brings together the most interesting and outstanding papers from the Internet Research Conference held in Toronto in 2003. Taken individually, each paper makes an important contribution to the emerging field of Internet research, but the collection as a whole presents key perspectives on the most significant directions in the field. In particular, the papers discuss how we must now consider the relationship of Internet-based activities to those «offline», rather than concentrating exclusively on the virtual. Papers advance important ideas and present research findings in relation to information theory, the Internet at home, theorizing time and the Internet, online activism, the digital divide, and more. This annual, the second in the series, demonstrates the vibrant and diverse nature of Internet scholarship fostered by the Association of Internet Researchers.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://www.peterlang.com/
Additional Information: © 2005 Association of Internet Researchers
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2010 09:08
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/29457/

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