Online Communities: Networks that nurture long-distance relationships and local ties
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Many use the Internet to connect with online communities that embrace their hobbies, their professions, their passions and their beliefs. Twenty-eight million go online with church groups, sports leagues and social organizations in their home towns. Sociologist Barry Wellman argues that many new social arrangements are beingformed through ?glocalization? ? the capacity of the Internet to expand users? social worldsto faraway people and simultaneously to bind them more deeply to the place where... More
Material Type: Case Study
Date Added to MERLOT: June 07, 2004
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 24, 2009
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