Refiguring the net generation : beyond users
Leong, Susan & Tay, Elaine (2006) Refiguring the net generation : beyond users. In Association of Internet Researchers 2006 : Internet Convergences, 27-30 September, 2006, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane. (Unpublished)
In place of, or alongside paradigms such as "the net generation", we suggest that the full implications of the Internet might be productively analysed using a broader framework, that of social imaginaries. First used by Cornelius Castoriadis and more recently by Charles Taylor, the social imaginary, as applied here, is the loosely co-ordinated body of significations that enable our social acts and practices by making sense of them.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||net generation, social imaginaries, Cornelius Castoriadis|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800) > Social Theory (160806)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies (200102)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > Journalism, Media & Communication
|Deposited On:||05 Oct 2010 21:28|
|Last Modified:||10 Aug 2011 17:47|
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