Personal Media and Everyday Life: A Networked Lifeworld

  • Terje¬†Rasmussen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 127-141

About this book


This book addresses the widespread use of digital personal media in daily life. With a sociological and historical perspective, it explores the media-enhanced individualization and rationalization of the lifeworld, discussing the dramatic mediatization of daily life and calling on theorists such as McLuhan, Habermas and Goffman.


Digital media personal media everyday life lifeworld media theory communication theory social capital sociology capital communication media

Authors and affiliations

  • Terje¬†Rasmussen
    • 1
  1. 1.University of OsloNorway

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