A Networked Self: Identity, Community, and Culture on Social by Zizi Papacharissi

By Zizi Papacharissi

A Networked Self examines self presentation and social connection within the electronic age. This assortment brings jointly new paintings on on-line social networks via best students from a number of disciplines. the point of interest of the amount rests at the building of the self, and what occurs to self-identity whilst it really is awarded via networks of social connections in new media environments. the amount is dependent round the middle issues of identification, group, and tradition – the imperative subject matters of social community websites. individuals handle thought, examine, and functional implications of many points of on-line social networks together with self-presentation, behavioral norms, styles and workouts, social influence, privateness, class/gender/race divides, flavor cultures on-line, makes use of of social networking sites within corporations, activism, civic engagement and political impact.

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Members of a nation-­state). Those invested in the civic functioning of publics often concern themselves with the potential accessibility of spaces and information to wide audiences—“the public”—and the creation of a shared “public sphere” (Habermas, 1991). ” Some scholars contend that there is no single public, but many publics to which some people are included and others excluded (Warner, 2002). Cultural and media studies offer a different perspective on the notion of what constitutes a public.

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