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Life Online Researching Real Experience in Virtual Space

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ISBN-10: 0761990313

ISBN-13: 9780761990314

Edition: 1998

Authors: Annette Markham

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In Life Online, Annette Markham adopts an ethnographic approach to understanding Internet users by immersing herself in online reality. She finds that to understand how people experience the Internet, she must learn how to be embodied there.
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Book details

List price: $41.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 9/29/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Annette N. Markham is a senior research fellow in the Center for Information Policy Research at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, researching the connection between method and ethics and conducting research of decision making processes in institutional review boards. She is also a senior development specialist for the State of Wisconsin, working with subject matter experts in the corrections system to design ethically-grounded online training. Her primary research focuses on ethical practices in qualitative internet research and sensemaking in technologically-mediated spaces. Her book Life online: Researching real experience in virtual space (1998, Alta Mira) has been regarded as a…    

Series Editors' Introduction
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Going Online
Interlude: Ambivalence and the Body
The Shifting Project, The Shifting Self
Themes of Life in Cyberspace
Stories of Tools and Places
Interlude: Drawing Boxes
Stories of Places and Ways of Being
Interlude: Silence
Reflecting
Afterword
References Cited
Index
Index of Authors Cited
About the Author