Life On The Net: The Reconstruction of Self And Community

  • Tambyah S
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Abstract

Describes life on the Internet as a unique consumer behavior phenomena that reveals important issues in the reconstruction of self and community. Internet's embodiment of a technological revolution of the 1990s; Radical dimensions of time, space, social roles and situations; Provision of anonymity or enacted liminality for Internet users; Dialectics of freedom versus control.

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  • CONSUMER behavior
  • INTERNET
  • PSYCHOLOGICAL aspects

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  • Siok Kuan Tambyah

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