Chapter 12. The not so Global Village of Netville

  1. Barry Wellman and
  2. Caroline Haythornthwaite
  1. Keith N. Hampton and
  2. Barry Wellman

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774298.ch12

The Internet in Everyday Life

The Internet in Everyday Life

How to Cite

Hampton, K. N. and Wellman, B. (2002) The not so Global Village of Netville, in The Internet in Everyday Life (eds B. Wellman and C. Haythornthwaite), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774298.ch12

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:

  • global village;
  • Netville;
  • computer-mediated communication (CMC);
  • ethnographies;
  • sociological treatment

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Redefining Community in a Network Society

  • Wired Ties and the Fate of Community

  • The Social Affordances of the Internet2

  • Studying Netville

  • Social Contact and Social Support

  • Discussion