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The Visibility of the Self on the Web: A Struggle for Recognition

Baroncelli, Lauane and Freitas, André (2011) The Visibility of the Self on the Web: A Struggle for Recognition. pp. 1-2. In: Proceedings of the ACM WebSci'11, June 14-17 2011, Koblenz, Germany.

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Abstract

The present paper develops a theoretical sociological analysis that approaches the Web as an entity situated within the logics of the contemporary societies. Among the traits of the today’s Western civilizations, the visibility of the self and the struggle for recognition inherent to the current stage of capitalism are regarded as important analytical tools in order to understand emerging uses of the Web.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Web Science Comments:WebSci Conference 2011
Subjects:WS5 Psychology
WS9 Sociology
Web Science Events > Web Science 2011
ID Code:502
Deposited By: Lisa Sugiura
Deposited On:07 Jun 2011 16:39
Last Modified:25 Oct 2011 17:08

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