Chapter 10. Capitalizing on the Net: Social Contact, Civic Engagement, and Sense of Community

  1. Barry Wellman and
  2. Caroline Haythornthwaite
  1. Anabel Quan-Haase,
  2. Barry Wellman,
  3. James C. Witte and
  4. Keith N. Hampton

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774298.ch10

The Internet in Everyday Life

The Internet in Everyday Life

How to Cite

Quan-Haase, A., Wellman, B., Witte, J. C. and Hampton, K. N. (2002) Capitalizing on the Net: Social Contact, Civic Engagement, and Sense of Community, in The Internet in Everyday Life (eds B. Wellman and C. Haythornthwaite), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774298.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631235071

Online ISBN: 9780470774298

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Keywords:

  • capitalizing;
  • social contact;
  • civic engagement;
  • sense of community;
  • social capital

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Debating the Internet's Effects on Social Capital

  • An Expedition to Study Users of the Internet

  • Network Capital

  • Civic Engagement

  • Sense of Community

  • Social Capital in the Internet Era