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Ethnography for the Internet

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The internet has become embedded into our daily lives, no longer an esoteric phenomenon, but instead an unremarkable way of carrying out our interactions with one another. Online and offline are interwoven in everyday experience. Using the internet has become accepted as a way of being present in the world, rather than a means of accessing some discrete virtual domain. Ethnographers of these contemporary Internet-infused societies consequently find themselves facing serious methodological dilemmas: where should they go, what should they do there and how can they acquire robust knowledge about what people do in, through and with the internet? This book presents an overview of the challenges faced by ethnographers who wish to understand activities that involve the internet. Suitable for both new and experienced ethnographers, it explores both methodological principles and practical strategies for coming to terms with the definition of field sites, the connections between online and offline and the changing nature of embodied experience. Examples are drawn from a wide range of settings, including ethnographies of scientific institutions, television, social media and locally based gift-giving networks. This paperback books condition overall is good, the front cover has minor shelf wear. Inside the pages are all there and intact however some small dirt/stains on the edges and inside front page.

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Author(s):
Christine Hine
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0857855042
ISBN-13:
9780857855046
Number of pages:
218
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic

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The internet has become embedded into our daily lives, no longer an esoteric phenomenon, but instead an unremarkable way of carrying out our interactions with one another. Online and offline are interwoven in everyday experience. Using the internet has become accepted as a way of being present in the world, rather than a means of accessing some discrete virtual domain. Ethnographers of these contemporary Internet-infused societies consequently find themselves facing serious methodological dilemmas: where should they go, what should they do there and how can they acquire robust knowledge about what people do in, through and with the internet? This book presents an overview of the challenges faced by ethnographers who wish to understand activities that involve the internet. Suitable for both new and experienced ethnographers, it explores both methodological principles and practical strategies for coming to terms with the definition of field sites, the connections between online and offline and the changing nature of embodied experience. Examples are drawn from a wide range of settings, including ethnographies of scientific institutions, television, social media and locally based gift-giving networks. This paperback books condition overall is good, the front cover has minor shelf wear. Inside the pages are all there and intact however some small dirt/stains on the edges and inside front page.

Author(s):
Christine Hine
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0857855042
ISBN-13:
9780857855046
Number of pages:
218
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic

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