Chapter 11. The Impact of Community Computer Networks on Social Capital and Community Involvement in Blacksburg

  1. Barry Wellman and
  2. Caroline Haythornthwaite
  1. Andrea L. Kavanaugh and
  2. Scott J. Patterson

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774298.ch11

The Internet in Everyday Life

The Internet in Everyday Life

How to Cite

Kavanaugh, A. L. and Patterson, S. J. (2002) The Impact of Community Computer Networks on Social Capital and Community Involvement in Blacksburg, in The Internet in Everyday Life (eds B. Wellman and C. Haythornthwaite), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774298.ch11

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:

  • computer networks;
  • social capital;
  • community involvement;
  • Blacksburg electronic village (BEV);
  • internet

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Quality of Life in Communities

  • Community Computer Networks and Quality of Life

  • More about the Blacksburg Electronic Village

  • Expectations of the Study

  • Methods

  • Results

  • Discussion