[Air-l] development of social codes around a technology

Irene Berkowitz irene.berkowitz at temple.edu
Thu Jan 27 13:41:46 PST 2005

You could contact Janet Steinberg at Fordham,  she is an
expert in this area.

Feel free to use my name as reference.


---- Original message ----
>Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 16:14:23 -0500
>From: "Amanda Lenhart" <alenhart at pewinternet.org>  
>Subject: [Air-l] development of social codes around a
>To: <air-l at listserv.aoir.org>
>Hello AoIR list,
>I'm at work on a MA thesis, and I'm searching for some
literature on the
>development of social codes around new technologies, specifically
>technologies of communication. Particularly I'm looking for some
>historic context--how did/do things like "phone manners"
evolve? How do
>we learn what's "rude" or "polite"? How did we decide that
all caps in
>email means "yelling"? How localized is the development of
these kinds
>of rules or codes? And are these codes constantly in flux or
do they
>ever stabilize?
>Any resources or places to look would be most helpful.
>Amanda Lenhart
>MA Candidate
>Communications, Culture and Technology
>Georgetown University
>Pew Internet & American Life Project
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