Category Archives: Social Capital
With the primaries in full swing and the upcoming elections, one cannot but ponder what role new technologies such as the Internet are playing in facilitating citizens’ engagement in the political process. Is the Internet actually making a difference? The … Continue reading →
Our new paper: “Reconfiguring Friendships: Social Relationships and the Internet”, co-authored with Professor Bill Dutton of the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) at the University of Oxford, is now available in the new special issue of Information, Communication and Society (Vol. … Continue reading →
Robert Putnam‘s latest work on ethnic diversity and social capital, which shows a negative correlation between the two, has been published: Putnam, R.D. (2007) “E Pluribus Unum: Diversity and Community in the Twenty-first Century. The 2006 Joahn Skytte Prize Lecture”, … Continue reading →
Tomorrow, October 26, 2006 I am presenting a seminar at the USC Annenberg Center speaker’s series: “Digital natives, digital immigrants: towards a new participatory culture?”. The seminar will be held at 11.00am at the Center. Click here for more information.