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The Triple Revolution: How Networked Individualism Plays Out in Community, Family and Work

  • 06 Jun 2013
  • 7:00 PM
  • Bahen IT Centre, 40 St. George Street
Room: BA024 (lower floor)
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Presenter: Barry Wellman

Abstract: The turn away from groups and to social networks began well before the internet revolution. Yet, the proliferation of the internet and mobile devices have helped Networked Individualism to flourish. I show some of the structural precursors of the turn to social networks, and how this has affected community, family and work.

Recommended reading:
Lee Rainie & Barry Wellman, Networked: The New Social Operating System. MIT Press, 2012
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