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Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub

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Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub
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Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520230388
ISBN-13: 9780520230385
Number of pages: 309

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Lori Kendall is one of the first to explore the brave new world of social relations as they have evolved on the Internet. In this highly readable ethnography, she examines how men and women negotiate their gender roles on an online forum she calls BlueSky.

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