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The Sociology of the Internet and Digital Sociology

The sociology of the internet is a subfield of sociology in which researchers focus on how the internet plays a role in mediating and facilitating communication and interaction, and on how it affects and is affected by social life more broadly. Digital sociology is a related and similar subfield, however researchers within it focus on such questions as they pertain to the more recent technologies...

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Related topics : identity social networks and online communication / digital identity social media network / social media impact on communication / social media impact on politics / social media and technology tools for research

Social Structure - Definition & Overview in Sociology

Social structure is the organized set of social institutions and patterns of institutionalized relationships that together compose society. Social structure is both a product of social interaction, and directly determines it. Social structures are not immediately visible to the untrained observer, however they are always present and affect all dimensions of human experience in society.

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Related topics : structure of social networks / society social network / social interaction network / social media network definition / social network system