Living in virtual communities : an ethnography of life online

@inproceedings{Carter2005LivingIV,
  title={Living in virtual communities : an ethnography of life online},
  author={Denise Carter},
  year={2005}
}
This thesis examines some of the issues involved in the development of human relationships in cyberspace. Set within the wider context of the Internet and society it investigates how geographically distant individuals are coming together on the Internet to inhabit new kinds of social spaces or virtual communities. People `live in' and `construct' these new spaces in such a way as to suggest that the Internet is not a placeless cyberspace that is distinct and separate from the real world… CONTINUE READING

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