Internet and Emotions.

By: Benski, TovaContributor(s): Fisher, EranMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandRoutledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (251 p.)ISBN: 9781135055462Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Internet and EmotionsLOC classification: HM851 | .B467 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Internet and Emotions; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgement; Introduction: Investigating Emotions and the Internet; Part I Theoretical and Methodological Considerations; 1 Power, Identity, and Feelings in Digital Late Modernity: The Rationality of Reflexive Emotion Displays Online; 2 Feeling Through Presence: Toward a Theory of Interaction Rituals and Parasociality in Online Social Worlds; 3 Measuring Emotions in Individuals and Internet Communities; Part II Emotions Display; 4 Grief 2.0: Exploring Virtual Cemeteries
5 Islamic Emoticons: Pious Sociability and Community Building in Online Muslim Communities6 Emotional Socialization on a Swedish Internet Dating Site: The Search and Hope for Happiness; 7 Emotion to Action?: Deconstructing the Ontological Politics of the "Like" Button; Part III Mediating Interpersonal Intimacy; 8 Transconnective Space, Emotions, and Skype: The Transnational Emotional Practices of Mixed International Couples in the Republic of Ireland; 9 Send Me a Message and I'll Call You Back: The Late Modern Webbing of Everyday Love Life; Part IV Mediating Emotional Space
10 Emerging Resentment in Social Media: Job Insecurity and Plots of Emotions in the New Virtual Environments11 Cosmopolitan Empathy and User-Generated Disaster Appeal Videos on YouTube; 12 Anger, Pain, Shame, and Cyber-Voyeurism: Emotions Around E-Tragic Events; 13 Emotional Investments: Australian Feminist Blogging and Affective Networks; Contributors; Author Index; Subject index
Summary: Nothing seems more far removed from the visceral, bodily experience of emotions than the cold, rational technology of the Internet. But as this collection shows, the internet and emotions intersect in interesting and surprising ways. Internet and Emotions is the fruit of an interdisciplinary collaboration of scholars from the sociology of emotions and communication and media studies. It features theoretical and empirical chapters from international researchers who investigate a wide range of issues concerning the sociology of emotions in the context of new media. The book fills a substantial g
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Cover; Internet and Emotions; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgement; Introduction: Investigating Emotions and the Internet; Part I Theoretical and Methodological Considerations; 1 Power, Identity, and Feelings in Digital Late Modernity: The Rationality of Reflexive Emotion Displays Online; 2 Feeling Through Presence: Toward a Theory of Interaction Rituals and Parasociality in Online Social Worlds; 3 Measuring Emotions in Individuals and Internet Communities; Part II Emotions Display; 4 Grief 2.0: Exploring Virtual Cemeteries

5 Islamic Emoticons: Pious Sociability and Community Building in Online Muslim Communities6 Emotional Socialization on a Swedish Internet Dating Site: The Search and Hope for Happiness; 7 Emotion to Action?: Deconstructing the Ontological Politics of the "Like" Button; Part III Mediating Interpersonal Intimacy; 8 Transconnective Space, Emotions, and Skype: The Transnational Emotional Practices of Mixed International Couples in the Republic of Ireland; 9 Send Me a Message and I'll Call You Back: The Late Modern Webbing of Everyday Love Life; Part IV Mediating Emotional Space

10 Emerging Resentment in Social Media: Job Insecurity and Plots of Emotions in the New Virtual Environments11 Cosmopolitan Empathy and User-Generated Disaster Appeal Videos on YouTube; 12 Anger, Pain, Shame, and Cyber-Voyeurism: Emotions Around E-Tragic Events; 13 Emotional Investments: Australian Feminist Blogging and Affective Networks; Contributors; Author Index; Subject index

Nothing seems more far removed from the visceral, bodily experience of emotions than the cold, rational technology of the Internet. But as this collection shows, the internet and emotions intersect in interesting and surprising ways. Internet and Emotions is the fruit of an interdisciplinary collaboration of scholars from the sociology of emotions and communication and media studies. It features theoretical and empirical chapters from international researchers who investigate a wide range of issues concerning the sociology of emotions in the context of new media. The book fills a substantial g

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Tova Benski is chair of the Behavioral Sciences Department at the College of Management in Rishon Lezion.

Eran Fisher is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Communication, Ben Gurion University, Israel.

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