Computers, Phones, and the Internet: Domesticating Information Technology

Paperback | July 20, 2006

EditorRobert Kraut, Malcolm Brynin, Sara Kiesler

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During the past decade, technology has become more pervasive, encroaching more and more on our lives. Computers, cell phones, and the internet have an enormous influence not only on how we function at work, but also on how we communicate and interact outside the office. Researchers have beendocumenting the effect that these types of technology have on individuals, families, and other social groups. Their work addresses questions that relate to how people use computers, cell phones, and the internet, how they integrate their use of new technology into daily routines, and how familyfunction, social relationships, education, and socialization are changing as a result. This research is being conducted in a number of countries, by scientists from a variety of disciplines, who publish in very different places. The result is that it is difficult for researchers and students to geta current and coherent view of the research literature. This book brings together the leading researchers currently investigating the impact of information and communication technology outside of the workplace. Its goal is to develop a consolidated view of what we collectively know in thisfast-changing area, to evaluate approaches to data collection and analysis, and to identify future directions for research. The book will appeal to professionals and students in social psychology, human-technology interaction, sociology, and communication.

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During the past decade, technology has become more pervasive, encroaching more and more on our lives. Computers, cell phones, and the internet have an enormous influence not only on how we function at work, but also on how we communicate and interact outside the office. Researchers have beendocumenting the effect that these types of te...

Robert Kraut is Herbert A. Simon Professor of Human-Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University. Malcolm Brynin is Principal Research Officer, Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex. Sara Kiesler is Hillman Professor of Computer Science and Human-Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 6.81 × 9.88 × 0.59 inPublished:July 20, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Malcom Brynin and Robert Kraut: Social Studies of Domestic Information and Communication TechnologiesInformation Technology and Social Change2. John B. Horrigan: Protraits of American Internet Use: Frindings from the Pew Internet and American Life Project3. Ben Anderson: Passing By and Passing Through4. Yoel Raban and Malcom Brynin: Older People and New Technologies5. John P. Robinson and Jos De Haan: Information Technology and Family Time Displacement6. Robert Kraut, Sara Kiesler, Bonka Boneva, and Irina Shlovski: Examining the Impact of Internet Use on TV Viewing: Details Make a Difference7. Malcom Brynin: The Neutered ComputerTechnology is Context--Home, Family, and Community8. Maria Bakardjieva: The Consumption Junction Revisited: Networks and Contexts9. Alladi Venkatesh, Steven Chen, Victor M. Gonzalez: Designing the Family Portal for Home Networking10. Sonia Livingstone: Children's Privacy Online: Experimenting with Boundaries Within and Beyond the Family11. Linda A. Jackson, Alexander von Eye, Frank A. Biocca, Gretchen Barbatsis, Yong Zhao, and Hiram E. Fitzgerald: Children's Home Internet Use: Antecedents and Psychological, Social and Academic Consequences12. John M. Carroll, Mary Beth Rosson, Andrea Kavanaugh, Wendy Schafer, Jason Snook, Philip Isenhour: Social and Civic Participation in a Community NetworkNew Technology in Teenage Life13. Patricia M. Greenfield, Elisheva F. Gross, Kaveri Subrahmanyam, Lalita K. Suzuki and Brendesha Tynes: Teens on the Internet: Interpersonal Connection, Identity, and Information14. Bonka Boneva, Amy Quinn, Robert Kraut, Sara Kiesler, and Irina Shklovski: Teenage Communication in the Instant Messaging Era15. Rich Ling and Brigitte Yttri: Control, Emancipation, and Status: The Mobile Telephone in the Teen's Parental and Peer Group Control Relationships16. Mizuko Ito and Daisuke Okabe: Intimate Connections: Contextualizing Japanese Youth and Mobile MessagingThe Internet and Social Relationships17. Irina Shklovski, Sara Kiesler, and Robert Kraut: The Internet and Social Interaction: A Meta-analysis and Critique of Studies, 1995-200318. Jonathon N. Cummings, John B. Lee, and Robert Kraut: Communication Technology and Friendship During the Transition From High School to College19. Katelyn Y.A. McKenna and Gwendolyn Seidman: Considering the Interactions: The Effects of the Internet on Self and Society20. Christian Licoppe and Zbigniew Smoreda: Rhythms and Ties: Towards a Pragmatics of Technologically-mediated Sociability