[CITASA] REMAINDER DEADLINE for CITASA SESSIONS ASA 2010

gustavo gustavo at soc.haifa.ac.il
Wed Jan 6 13:51:18 EST 2010



Section on Communication and Information Technologies
Submission online through ASA homepage
www.asanet.org

Submission Deadline: January 13, 2010, 3PM EST

1. Social Media and Social Capital. This session will focus on the
characteristics of users, forms of
use and consequences of the use of social media on social capital. Topics
may include Identity
formation, the management of privacy, the management of social ties,
relationship maintenance and
the production of user generated content. Session Organizer: Gustavo S.
Mesch, University of Haifa


2. The Social Impacts of Technology and Information. The focus of this
session is in innovative
studies on access to information through mobile and Internet technologies.
In particular,
characteristics of individuals accessing news, banking, commercial and
health information online,
inequalities in access and cultural differences in modes and patterns of
access and use and its
consequences on their daily life. Session Organizer Sheila Cotten,
University of Alabama -
Birmingham


3. Section on Communication and Information Technologies Roundtables (one
hour). Session
Organizer: Timothy M. Hale, University of Alabama-Birmingham and Jenny
Korn, University of
Illinois-Chicago


Gustavo Mesch
CITASA Chair




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