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Digitizing the Social Contract:  Producing American Political Culture in the Age of New Media
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Digitizing the Social Contract: Producing American Political Culture in the Age of New Media

Campaigns are complex exercises in the creation, transmission, and mutation of significant political symbols. However, there are important differences between political communication through new media and political¬†communication through traditional media. I argue that the most interesting¬†change in patterns of political communication is in the way political culture¬†is produced, not in […]

Network Ethnography and the Hypermedia Organization:  New Media, New Organizations, New Methods
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Network Ethnography and the Hypermedia Organization: New Media, New Organizations, New Methods

Social scientists are increasingly interested in innovative organizational forms made possible with new media, known as epistemic communities, knowledge networks, or communities of practice, depending on the discipline. Some organizational forms can be difficult to study qualitatively because human, social, cultural, or symbolic capital is transmitted over significant distances with […]