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  • Embedding Into Our Lives

Embedding Into Our Lives

New Opportunities and Challenges of the Internet

Edited by Louis Leung, Anthony Y. H. Fung and Paul S. N. Lee


English , 2009/01 The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press

Tags: Sociology, Journalism & Communication

229 x 152 mm , 400pp ISBN : 978-962-996-368-2

  • US$45.00


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No longer the exclusive domain of the wealthy, the specialist, or the enthusiast, today the internet is available to almost anyone who desires to use it and has become an integral part of our everyday world. The essays in this volume examine the effect of the online environment on our social lives via three analytical frameworks: fit, link, and position. They address the way in which the Internet has become an entrenched part of our personal and professional world and a vital tool on which we are increasingly dependent. The volume also explores the capacity of the Internet to embody our economic, cultural, and political “position” online.

Louis Leung is Associate Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Anthony Y.H. Fung is Associate Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Paul S. N. LEE is Professor and Dean of Faculty of Social Science and former Director of the School of Journalism and Communication at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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