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Global Technologies – Local Networks: Studies in how ICTs Afford Local Social Capital and Social Networks

Date & Time:
12:30:00 - 14:00:00,
Wednesday 28 April, 2004


Keith Hampton will discuss the role of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the structure of people’s social networks and will present early results from his e-neighbors study. The e-neighbors project is a longitudinal study of personal support networks and an experiment with four Boston area communities of how new ICTs can be used to build social capital in neighborhood settings.

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  • Name: Professor Keith Hampton
  • Affiliation: MIT
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