The SAGE Handbook of Social Media

Editor/Author Burgess, Jean
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $170.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $255.00
ISBN: 978-1-41-296229-2
Category: Social Sciences - Media & Communications
Image Count: 34
Book Status: Available
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This international Handbook addresses the most significant research themes, methodological approaches and debates in the study of social media. It contains substantial chapters written especially for this book by leading scholars from a range of disciplinary perspectives, covering everything from computational social science to sexual self-expression.

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Table of Contents

    • List of Figures
    • List of Tables
    • Notes on the Editors and Contributors
    • Editors’ Introduction - Jean Burgess, Alice Marwick and Thomas Poell
    • PART I HISTORIES AND PRE-HISTORIES
    • 1 Pushing back: Social media as an evolutionary phenomenon - John Hartley
    • 2 Early social computing: The rise and fall of the BBS scene (1977–1995) - Aaron Delwiche
    • 3 Alternative histories of social media in Japan and China - Mark McLelland, Haiqing Yu and Gerard Goggin
    • 4 From hypertext to hype and back again: Exploring the roots of social media in early web culture - Michael Stevenson
    • PART II APPROACHES AND METHODS
    • 5 Digital methods for cross-platform analysis - Richard Rogers
    • 6 A computational analysis of social media scholarship - Jeremy Foote, Aaron Shaw and Benjamin Mako Hill
    • 7 Digital discourse: Locating language in new/social media - Crispin Thurlow
    • 8 Ontology - Nick Couldry and Jannis Kallinikos
    • 9 Analysing social media images - Simon Faulkner, Farida Vis and Francesco D'Orazio
    • 10 Ethnography - Jolynna Sinanan and Tom McDonald
    • 11 Web history and social media - Niels Brügger
    • 12 The incomplete political economy of social media - Siva Vaidhyanathan
    • PART III PLATFORMS, TECHNOLOGIES AND BUSINESS MODELS
    • 13 The affordances of social media platforms - Taina Bucher and Anne Helmond
    • 14 Regulation of and by platforms - Tarleton Gillespie
    • 15 Social media app economies - Rowan Wilken
    • 16 Labor and social media: The exploitation and emancipation of (almost) everyone online - Jack Linchuan Qiu
    • 17 Silicon Valley and the social media industry - Alice Marwick
    • 18 Alternative social media: From critique to code - Robert W. Gehl
    • Appendix: A selection of currently active alternative social media - Robert W. Gehl
    • PART IV CULTURES AND PRACTICES
    • 19 Our Networked Selves: Personal connection and relational maintenance in social media use - Kelly Quinn and Zizi Papacharissi
    • 20 Television viewing and fan practice in an era of multiple screens - Rhiannon Bury
    • 21 Trolling, and other problematic social media practices - Gabriele de Seta
    • 22 Internet Memes - Kate M. Miltner
    • 23 Self-representation in social media - Jill Walker Rettberg
    • 24 Sexual expression in social media - Kath Albury
    • 25 Privacy and surveillance - Daniel Trottier
    • PART V SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DOMAINS
    • 26 Social media marketing - Michael Serazio and Brooke Erin Duffy
    • 27 Social media and journalism - Alfred Hermida
    • 28 Social media and the cultural and creative industries - Terry Flew
    • 29 Politics 2.0: Social media campaigning - Jessica Baldwin-Philippi
    • 30 Social media and new protest movements - Thomas Poell and José van Dijck
    • 31 Lively data, social fitness and biovalue: The intersections of health and fitness self-tracking and social media - Deborah Lupton
    • 32 Social media platforms and education - José van Dijck and Thomas Poell
    • 33 Scholarly communication in social media - Katrin Weller and Isabella Peters