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Does the Internet Increase, Decrease, or Supplement Social Capital?
How does the Internet affect social capital? Do the communication possibilities of the Internet increase, decrease, or supplement interpersonal contact, participation, and community commitment? This… Expand
Neighboring in Netville: How the Internet Supports Community and Social Capital in a Wired Suburb
What is the Internet doing to local community? Analysts have debated about whether the Internet is weakening community by leading people away from meaningful in‐person contact; transforming community… Expand
The Social Affordances of the Internet for Networked Individualism
- B. Wellman, Anabel Quan-Haase, +4 authors K. Miyata
- Sociology, Computer Science
- J. Comput. Mediat. Commun.
- 23 June 2006
The studies show that the Internet is used for connectivity locally as well as globally, although the nature of its use varies in different countries, and Internet use is adding on to other forms of communication, rather than replacing them. Expand
Grieving for a Lost Network: Collective Action in a Wired Suburb Special Issue: ICTs and Community Networking
- Keith N. Hampton
- Computer Science, Sociology
- Inf. Soc.
- 1 November 2003
Examining a unique and underexplored stage in the life cycle of a community networking project, the end of a networking trial, this article demonstrates how ICTs facilitate community participation and collective action by creating large, dense networks of relatively weak social ties and through the use of I CTs as an organizing tool. Expand
Living Networked On and Offline
References Bromberg, Philip. 1994. "Speak that I May See You: Some Reflections on Dissociation, Reality, and Psychoanalytic Listening." Psychoanalytic D alogues 4 (4): 517-47. Dennett, Daniel. 1991.… Expand
Neighborhoods in the Network Society the e-Neighbors study
- Keith N. Hampton
- 1 October 2007
This study examines whether the Internet is increasingly a part of everyday neighborhood interactions, and in what specific contexts Internet use affords the formation of local social ties. Studies… Expand
Examining Community in the Digital Neighborhood: Early Results from Canada's Wired Suburb
Preliminary results on the effect of living in a new residential development equipped with no-cost, very high-speed access to the Internet on neighborhood social relations are introduced. Expand
How new media affords network diversity: Direct and mediated access to social capital through participation in local social settings
It is argued that a focus on affordances of new media for networked individualism fails to recognize the continued importance of place for the organization of personal networks: networks, that as a result of the persistent and pervasive nature of some new technologies, may be more diverse than at any time in recent history. Expand
CORE NETWORKS, SOCIAL ISOLATION, AND NEW MEDIA
Evidence from the US General Social Surveys (GSS) suggests that during the past 20 years, people have become increasingly socially isolated and their core discussion networks have become smaller and… Expand