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Author Ferreday, Debra, 1972-

Title Online belongings : fantasy, affect and web communities / Debra Ferreday
Published Oxford ; New York : Peter Lang, [2009]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  303.4833 Fer/Obf  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 244 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: desiring community -- Webs of affect: fantasy, virtuality and belonging -- (Un)deleted subjects: mourning, violence and community -- At-home in cyberspace: home, belonging and subjectivity -- Cyberconsumption: pleasure, fantasy and online shopping -- Pro-Ana: writing the virtual body -- Afterword: full circle
Summary "What does it mean to 'belong' to an online community? What happens to the body in cyberspace? How has the Internet been theorised: as a site of liberation, duplicity, threat?" -- BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [223]-238) and index
Subject Communities.
Cyberspace -- Social aspects.
Internet -- Social aspects.
Online social networks.
Virtual reality -- Social aspects.
LC no. 2009007542
ISBN 9783039115297 (alk. paper)