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Virtual communities

Felicia Wu Song

Virtual communities

bowling alone, online together

by Felicia Wu Song

  • 50 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Peter Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Online social networks,
  • Internet -- Social aspects,
  • Communities -- Philosophy,
  • Computers and civilization,
  • Information technology -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementFelicia Wu Song.
    SeriesDigital formations -- v. 54
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM742 .S66 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23223427M
    ISBN 109781433103957, 9781433103964
    LC Control Number2009016510

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