[Air-L] Literature on online grieving and bereavement

Nathaniel Poor natpoor at gmail.com
Sat Dec 29 08:49:20 PST 2012

You might be interested in work on online memorials, such as....

Brubaker, J. R., Kivran-Swaine, F., & Hayes, G. R. (2012). Grief-stricken in a crowd: The language of bereavement and distress in social media. Presented at the International Conference on the Web and Social Media (ICWSM-12). Dublin, Ireland.

Gibbs, M., Mori, J., Arnold, M., & Kohn, T. (2012). Tombstones, uncanny monuments and epic quests: Memorials in World of Warcraft. Game Studies, 12(1). Retrieved from http://gamestudies.org/1201/articles/gibbs_martin

Marwick, A., & Ellison, N. B. (2012). “There isn’t wifi in heaven!” Negotiating visibility on Facebook memorial pages. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 56(3), 378–400.

On Dec 29, 2012, at 4:35 AM, Cagla Taskin wrote:

> Dear list members,
> I am currently writing my Master's thesis on practices of grieving and bereavement online, with a focus on a suicide survivors forum case study. Any literature recommendations would be highly appreciated.
> Thank you in advance,
> CT
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Nathaniel Poor, Ph.D.

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