Chapter 18. Social Support for Japanese Mothers Online and Offline

  1. Barry Wellman and
  2. Caroline Haythornthwaite
  1. Kakuko Miyata

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774298.ch18

The Internet in Everyday Life

The Internet in Everyday Life

How to Cite

Miyata, K. (2002) Social Support for Japanese Mothers Online and Offline, in The Internet in Everyday Life (eds B. Wellman and C. Haythornthwaite), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774298.ch18

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:

  • social support;
  • internet;
  • longitudinal panel design;
  • supportive online community;
  • internet use

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Why are Online Communities Important for Child-Raising Mothers?

  • Method

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Appendix 18.1 Scales used in the Study