ERIC Number: EJ626757
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Small Worlds: Normative Behavior in Virtual Communities and Feminist Bookselling.
Burnett, Gary; Besant, Michele; Chatman, Elfreda A.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, v52 n7 p536-47 May 2001
This essay proposes the theory of normative behavior and presents general discussions of two communities-the online world of virtual communities and the world of feminist booksellers associated with the Women in Print Movement-that can be used as test cases for that theory. (Contains 73 references.) (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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