Communities and Technologies 2007

Proceedings of the Third Communities and Technologies Conference, Michigan State University 2007

  • Charles Steinfield
  • Brian T. Pentland
  • Mark Ackerman
  • Noshir Contractor

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Meg Cramer, Debbie Zutty, Brooke Foucault, David Huffaker, Dustin Derby, Justine Cassell
    Pages 1-20
  3. Moira Burke, Elisabeth Joyce, Tackjin Kim, Vivek Anand, Robert Kraut
    Pages 21-39
  4. Scott A. Golder, Dennis M. Wilkinson, Bernardo A. Huberman
    Pages 41-66
  5. Caroline Haythornthwaite, Anatoliy Gruzd
    Pages 67-86
  6. Eric Gleave, Marc Smith
    Pages 87-106
  7. Norman Makoto Su, Gloria Mark, Stewart A. Sutton
    Pages 131-150
  8. Yasmin B. Kafai, David Feldon, Deborah Fields, Michael Giang, Maria Quintero
    Pages 171-190
  9. Seongcheol Kim, Eun-Kyung Na, Min-Ho Ryu
    Pages 209-224
  10. Aldo de Moor, Anjo Anjewierden
    Pages 225-244
  11. Mu Xia, Yun Huang, Wenjing Duan, Andrew B. Whinston
    Pages 265-274
  12. Matthew Wong, Andrew Clement
    Pages 275-294
  13. Jun Zhang, Mark S. Ackerman, Lada Adamic
    Pages 295-321
  14. Anita L. Blanchard, M. Lynne Markus
    Pages 323-350
  15. Bart van den Hooff, Marleen Huysman, Marlous Agterberg
    Pages 371-394
  16. Fiorella De Cindio, Antonio De Marco, Laura Anna Ripamonti
    Pages 395-417
  17. Andrea Kavanaugh, Hyung Nam Kim, Manuel Pérez-Quiñones, Philip Isenhour
    Pages 419-438
  18. Jens O. Meissner, Harald Tuckermann
    Pages 479-508
  19. Juan Carlos Barahona, Alex Sandy Pentland
    Pages 509-529
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 565-565

About these proceedings


This book covers the relationship between information and communication technologies (ICTs) and communities – both physical and virtual. The chapters deal with such subjects as online social network communities, implicit online communities, tools for researching communities, user generated content communities, communities of practice, and trust in communities. Among the many contexts for community technology applications studied in these chapters are businesses and professional settings, health care, game communities, e-government, rural communities, low income communities and physical neighborhoods. Collectively, they demonstrate the dynamic and interdisciplinary nature of evolving communities and technologies scholarship.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Charles Steinfield
    • 1
  • Brian T. Pentland
    • 2
  • Mark Ackerman
    • 3
  • Noshir Contractor
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies and MediaMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA
  2. 2.Department of Accounting and Information Systems The Eli Broad College of BusinessMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA
  3. 3.School of Information and Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  4. 4.Department of Speech Communication, Department of Psychology, and the Coordinated Science LaboratoryUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-1-84628-904-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-84628-905-7
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