Chapter 7. Internet Use, Interpersonal Relations, and Sociability: A Time Diary Study

  1. Barry Wellman and
  2. Caroline Haythornthwaite
  1. Norman H. Nie,
  2. D. Sunshine Hillygus and
  3. Lutz Erbring

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774298.ch7

The Internet in Everyday Life

The Internet in Everyday Life

How to Cite

Nie, N. H., Hillygus, D. S. and Erbring, L. (2002) Internet Use, Interpersonal Relations, and Sociability: A Time Diary Study, in The Internet in Everyday Life (eds B. Wellman and C. Haythornthwaite), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774298.ch7

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:

  • internet use;
  • interpersonal relations;
  • sociability;
  • interpersonal communication;
  • social consequences

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Previous Research

  • Research Design

  • The Data

  • Preliminary Analysis of Data

  • Context of Internet Use

  • Time Constraints

  • Home versus Work Use

  • Internet versus TV

  • Internet Use and Leisure: Weekdays versus Weekends

  • Email and Sociability: A Closer Look

  • Conclusion

  • Appendix 7.1