Dinah (et al), My "Physical Place and Cyber Place" does this´without
assumign agency. A prelim version is on my website. The published version
is out in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 2001.
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On Mon, 12 Nov 2001, danah boyd wrote:
> Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 23:43:13 -0500
> From: danah boyd <[log in to unmask]>
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> Subject: fragmentation of social networks
> I'm thinking about how people fragment their identity (in both the
> physical and digital world). One direction i would like to follow is how
> people fragment their social networks to maintain these fragmented
> elements of self. (Loosely related to this, i am also curious if the axes
> by which we can measure homophily differ between fragments.)
> I'm aware of Burt's work on structural holes, but i'm not sure what else
> is out there. Can anyone offer any related social networks texts that
> might be helpful in thinking about this problem? Or, if anyone knows of
> any related work, pointers would be most fabulous!
> --- d a n a h --- b o y d ------http://www.danah.org/---------
> "but as bad as i am
> i'm proud of the fact
> that i'm worse than i seem
> what kind of paradise am i looking for?
> i've got everything i want and still i want more"