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CMC and virtual communities

This section contains readings and resources relating to virtual communties and the research field of computer-mediated communication (CMC).

Harcourt, Wendy and Arizpe, Lourdes (eds.) 1999. Women in Internet: Creating New Cultures in Cyberspace. London and New York: Zed Books.

Jones, Steven G. (ed.) 1995. Cybersociety. Computer-mediated communication and community. Thousand Oaks, London and New Delhi: Sage Publications.

Jones, Steven G. (ed.) 1998. Cybersociety 2.0. Revisiting Computer-Mediated Communication and Community. Thousand Oaks, London and New Delhi: Sage Publications.

Ludlow, Peter and Godwin, Mike (eds.) 1996. High Noon on the Electronic Frontier : Conceptual Issues in Cyberspace. Cambridge MA: The MIT Press.

Rheingold, Howard 2000. The Virtual Community: Homesteading on the Electronic Frontier. Revised Edition. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Sudweeks, Fay; McLaughlin, Margaret and Refaeli, Sheizaf. Network & Netplay. Virtual Groups on the Internet. Cambridge Massachusetts and London: AAAI Press/MIT Press.

Turkle, Sherry 1996. Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson.

Porter, David (ed.)1997. Internet culture. New York and London: Routledge.


Donath, Judith 1996. Inhabiting the virtual city: The design of social environments for electronic communities

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