Blogging In Global Society: Cultural, Political And Geographical Aspects, 1st Edition

  • Tatyana Dumova
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  • ISBN-10: 1609607457
  • ISBN-13: 9781609607456
  • DDC: 303.48
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 285 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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This book provides a comprehensive view of blogging as a global practice, looking at the new virtual world--a blogosphere--populated with opinion leaders and information purveyors, political pundits and activists, human and animal rights defenders and abusers, corruption fighters and truth seekers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
1: The Global Blogosphere: Political, Cultural, Legal, and Ethical Issues.
2: Blogs as a Source of Democratic Deliberation.
3: The Blogosphere in the “Land of Smiles”: Citizen Media and Political Conflict in Thailand.
4: Fame, Fantasy, Fanfare and Fun: The Blossoming of the Chinese Culture of Blogmongering.
5: The Funhouse Mirror: The Blogosphere's Reflection of Women's Sports.
6: Civility or Censorship? An Examination of the Reaction to a Proposed Code of Conduct for Bloggers.
7: Blogs and Blogging: Case Studies.
8: Getting Schooled: Basketball Blog KnickerBlogger.Net as a Case Study.
9: Rebels, Heretics, and Exiles: Blogging Among Estranged and Questioning American Hasidim.
10: The Status of Blogging in the Republic of Ireland: A Case Study.
11: Blogging for Sovereignty: An Analysis of Palestinian Blogs.
12: Blogging as a Means of Grieving.
13: Analyzing Blogs: Approaches and Perspectives.
14: U.S. Political Blogs: What Aspects of Blog Design Correlate with Popularity?.
15: Blogging Motivations for Latin American Bloggers: A Uses and Gratifications Approach.
16: The First Amendment's Impact on Bloggers: A Legal Perspective.
17: Analyzing Blogs: A Hermeneutic Perspective.
18: Social Interaction Technologies and the Future of Blogging.
About the Contributors.