***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ ***** as usual, I have written a paper or 2 on the subject. See Wellman & Gulia, "Net Surfers Don't Ride Alone" in Wellman, ed., The Internet in Everyday Lie. See Wellman, "A Virtual Group is Really a Social Network" (or some such title), in Kiesler, ed., Culture of the Internet. Barry _____________________________________________________________________ Barry Wellman Professor of Sociology NetLab Director wellman at chass.utoronto.ca http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~wellman Centre for Urban & Community Studies University of Toronto 455 Spadina Avenue Toronto Canada M5S 2G8 fax:+1-416-978-7162 To network is to live; to live is to network _____________________________________________________________________ On Mon, 22 Mar 2004, Emilie Marquois wrote: > Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2004 16:13:36 +0100 > From: Emilie Marquois <[log in to unmask]> > To: [log in to unmask] > Subject: [SOCNET] Virtual community and social networks > > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ ***** > > Dear Socnetters, > > I'm actually working on the emergence of virtual communities and I would > like to know if you make or not a difference between a virtual community > and a social network. > > Can anyone suggest references that directly bear on this question ? > > Many thanks, > > Emilie Marquois-OGEZ > > -- > Emilie MARQUOIS-OGEZ > LIP6, Box 169, University Paris VI, > 8 rue du Capitaine Scott, 75015 PARIS, France > Phone: +33 01 44 27 87 41 - Fax: +33 01 44 27 70 00 > Mobile.: +33 06 23 41 43 68 > Web: http://www-sysdef.lip6.fr/~marquois > > _____________________________________________________________________ > SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social > network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send > an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line > UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message. > _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.