Durkheim and the Internet: Sociolinguistics and the Sociological Imagination

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In Durkheim and the Internet, Blommaert proposes new theories of social norms, social action, identity, social groups, integration, social structure and power, all of them animated by a deep understanding of language and social interaction. In drawing on Durkheim and other classical sociologists including Simmel and Goffman, this book is relevant to students and researchers working in sociolinguistics as well as offering a wealth of new insights to scholars in the fields of digital and online communications, social media, sociology, and digital anthropology.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherBloomsbury Academic
ISBN (Print)9781350055209
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jul 2018

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