The internet and the mobile phone have disrupted many of our conventional understandings of ourselves and our relationships, raising anxieties and hopes about their effects on our lives. In this second edition of her timely and vibrant book, Nancy Baym provides frameworks for thinking critically about the roles of digital media in personal relationships. Rather than providing exuberant ac ...... Read More
The internet and the mobile phone have disrupted many of our conventional understandings of our selves and our relationships, raising anxieties and hopes about their effects on our lives. This timely and vibrant book provides frameworks for thinking critically about the roles of digital media in personal relationships. Rather than providing exuberant accounts or cautionary tales, it offers a ...... Read More
Nancy K. Baym
Nancy Baym is a leading scholar in the field of digital media and communication studies whose work has revolutionized our understanding of how the internet is transforming social relationships. A founder member and former president of the Association of Internet Researchers, her work has taken her ...... Read More