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A Longitudinal Analysis of Weblogs: 2003-2004

Adolescent Diary Weblogs and the Unseen Audience

Conversations in the Blogosphere: An Analysis "from the Bottom Up". Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-38) Best Paper Nominee.

Weblogs as a bridging genre

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Common Visual Design Elements of Weblogs

Women and Children Last: The Discursive Construction of Weblogs

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The Performativity of Naming: Adolescent Weblog Names as Metaphor

Buxom Girls and Boys in Baseball Hats: Adolescent Avatars in Graphical Chat Spaces

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New books are added but reading status is rarely accurate.

August 08, 2006

CFP - Webology: Sociology of the Web

Webology: Sociology of the Web

Background and Significance
The World Wide Web is a global force affecting socio-cultural changes worldwide. These changes are affecting cultural diversity and difference throughout the world. The purpose of this Special Issue is to identify sociological issues (aspects of race, ethnic/national origin, language, religion, class, color, gender and other sociological issues) that exist on, and because of, the World Wide Web.

Contributions to this Special Issue (Volume 3, Number 4) should address either sociology of the Web as it is relates to users' context, or socio-cultural and socio-political issues of the Web as it relates to the world society. More broadly, papers are solicited on, but not limited to, the following topics:
     - Web sociology
     - Socio-cultural impacts of the Web and the impact of the Web on social interaction
     - Socio-political impacts of the Web
     - Web users' behavior
     - Web users and usage studies
     - Web and civil society
     - Web and globalization
     - Web and Digital Divide
     - Web accessibility in developing countries
     - Web and Open Access
     - The role of the Web and ICT in research, education, economy, social development
     - Censorship and Website filtering
     - Intellectual freedom on the Web
     - International issues of the Web
     - Evaluating Web resources
     - Wikipedia and its Implications

The topics above are not a comprehensive list of all possible topics for this Special Issue. Submissions to this Special Issue should address the topics above (as well as other related topics).

Guest Editor of the Special Issue
      Dr. William Bostock
      School of Government
      University of Tasmania
      bostock at utas.edu.au

Submissions should follow the Author Guidelines of Webology. All Submissions will be acknowledged and then refereed by at least 2 peer reviewers. Authors should indicate that the submission is intended for
the Special Issue on Sociology of the Web, in the accompanying cover letter.

All submissions must be in English, and should represent the original work of the authors.  Improved versions of papers previously published in conference proceedings are welcome, provided that no copyright limitations exist. Submissions must be made electronically via e-mail to the Guest Editor (sending a CC: copy to the alternative e-mail address). The manuscript should be included as an attachment in MS-Word.

E-mail address for submission:
      TO: bostock at utas.edu.au
Alternative e-mail address for submission:
      CC: nouruzi at gmail.com

Important Dates:
      October 10, 2006: Deadline for submission of papers. All submissions are due to the Guest Editor.
      November 30, 2006: Notification to authors.
      December 15, 2006: Special Issue is published.

Posted by prolurkr at August 8, 2006 06:42 PM

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