Digital Environments

Digital technology already has permeated the physical world. Devices such as smartphones, tablets or wearables and online venues like virtual worlds and social networks have penetrated every part of our lives. The contributions to this volume apply innovative forms of ethnographic research to the di...

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Main Author: Fox (Ed.), Samantha
Other Authors: Köhn (Ed.), Steffen, Frömming (Ed.), Urte Undine, Terry (Ed.), Mike
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Bielefeld, Germany transcript Verlag 2017
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Collection: OAPEN - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Digital technology already has permeated the physical world. Devices such as smartphones, tablets or wearables and online venues like virtual worlds and social networks have penetrated every part of our lives. The contributions to this volume apply innovative forms of ethnographic research to the digital realm. They examine the emergence of new online communities around Greenlandic news blogs or Malaysian LGBT Facebook groups, the rise of transnational migrant networks facilitated by social media, or the representation of conflicts and the proliferation of ideologies within online spaces.
ISBN:9783839434970
9783837634976