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Virtual Ethnography



Cutting though the exaggerated and fanciful beliefs about the new possibilities of `net life’, Hine produces a distinctive understanding of the significance of the Internet and addresses such questions as: what challenges do the new technologies of communication pose for research methods? Does the Internet force us to rethink traditional categories of `culture’ and `society’?

In this compelling and thoughtful book, Hine shows that the Internet is both a site for cultural formations and a…


Virtual Ethnography

Pub Date : 2000-06-22 | Author : Christine Hine | Publisher : SAGE

ISBN 10 : 0761958967
ISBN 13 : 9780761958963

Christine Hine rejects the postmodernist reading of the Internet as a site for playfulness and the end of authenticity. She argues that the Internet is both a site for cultural for..


Ethnography And Virtual Worlds

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Tom Boellstorff | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780691149516
ISBN 13 : 0691149518

Ethnography and Virtual Worlds is the only book of its kind--a concise, comprehensive, and practical guide for students, teachers, designers, and scholars interested in using ethno..


Romance On A Global Stage

Pub Date : 2003-09-18 | Author : Nicole Constable | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520937228
ISBN 13 : 9780520937222

By the year 2000 more than 350 Internet agencies were plying the email-order marriage trade, and the business of matching up mostly Western men with women from Asia, Eastern Europe..


The Sage Handbook Of Online Research Methods

Pub Date : 2016-12-14 | Author : Nigel G Fielding | Publisher : SAGE

ISBN 10 : 9781473959309
ISBN 13 : 1473959306

Online research methods are popular, dynamic and fast-changing. Following on from the great success of the first edition, published in 2008, The SAGE Handbook of Online Research Me..


Ethnography For The Internet

Pub Date : 2015-01-29 | Author : Christine Hine | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780857857637
ISBN 13 : 0857857630

The internet has become embedded into our daily lives, no longer an esoteric phenomenon, but instead an unremarkable way of carrying out our interactions with one another. Online a..


Netnography

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Robert V Kozinets | Publisher : SAGE Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781848606456
ISBN 13 : 1848606451

With as many as 1 billion people now using online communities such as newsgroups, blogs, forums, social networking sites, podcasting, videocasting, photosharing communities, and vi..


Research Methods In Intercultural Communication

Pub Date : 2015-11-04 | Author : Zhu Hua | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781118837511
ISBN 13 : 1118837517

Research Methods in Intercultural Communication introduces and contextualizes the most important methodological issues in the field for upper-level undergraduate and graduate stude..


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