Earle, Sarah and Sharp, Keith
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[About the Book] How do people have relationships when they are apart, or develop them when they've never even met? From MySpace and weblogs to romance and sexuality, this book draws together a range of studies on remote relationships, investigating the intricate, intimate ways that people forge connections online. The term 'remote' refers to the technologies that facilitate forms of communication, and also underlines the lack of physicality involved in these relationships, developed at a distance. Using empirical data, these collected essays explore a wide variety of relationships, examining the methodological and ethical issues that researchers face. Remote Relationships in a Small World, part of a new generation of online studies, responds to the need for research that focuses on social relationships.
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|Copyright Holders:||2008 Not known|
|Keywords:||sex; sexuality; sex work; prostitution; punters; johns; empirical research; online; technologies; digital communication; relationships|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Health and Social Care
|Depositing User:||Sarah Earle|
|Date Deposited:||23 Jun 2008|
|Last Modified:||24 Feb 2016 06:31|
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