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Author Sinanan, Jolynna, author.

Title Social media in Trinidad : values and visibility / Jolynna Sinanan.

Publication Info. London : UCL Press, 2017.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 236 pages) : illustrations, maps.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Why we post
Why we post.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note E-book title screen (viewed December 1, 2017).
Contents The field site : a town that could be anywhere -- The social medial landscape : new media and 'old' media -- Visual postings : showing individuality and remaining part of a group-- Relationships : polymedia and the family -- Social media and social visibility : being very local and very global -- The wider world : non-activism and the visibility of values -- Conclusion : social media through ethnography.
Summary Drawing on 15 months of ethnographic research in one of the most under-developed regions in the Caribbean island of Trinidad, this book describes the uses and consequences of social media for its residents. Jolynna Sinanan argues that this semi-urban town is a place in-between: somewhere city dwellers look down on and villagers look up to. The complex identity of the town is expressed through uses of social media, with significant results for understanding social media more generally. Not elevating oneself above others is one of the core values of the town, and social media becomes a tool for.
Subject Social media -- Trinidad and Tobago.
Online social networks -- Trinidad and Tobago.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Social Psychology.
Online social networks. (OCoLC)fst01741311
Social media. (OCoLC)fst01741098
Trinidad and Tobago. (OCoLC)fst01211577
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Sinanan, Jolynna. Social media in Trinidad. London : UCL Press, 2017 (OCoLC)990858382
ISBN 9781787350960 (electronic bk.)
1787350967 (electronic bk.)
9781787350939 (electronic bk.)
1787350932 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000061359624
GBVCP 1014945445

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