SAGE Publications Ltd, 4 апр. 2000 г. - Всего страниц: 192
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 cultural artefact which is shaped by people's understandings and expectations. The Internet requires a new form of ethnography. The author considers the shape of this new ethnography and guides readers through its application in multiple settings.
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An excellent review of ethnographic research methods in the social and information sciences. My only gripe is that it is rather out-of-date now, and it focuses on email and IRC as data collecting ... Читать весь отзыв