DIVA sociological study of networking that explores the relationship between networks and agency and that analyzes a rich historical antecedent of contemporary networking and the concept of self that accompanies it./divAgency lies in the use of sanctioned practices to position oneself, for others, in a nexus of meaningful cognitive, moral, and aesthetic frameworks, or sensibilities. Patronage letters were one of the critical Florentine milieux in which that agency occurred. ... various uses one can make of it, without actually observing how and when a given person or type of person uses it in various kinds of home repair.
|Title||:||The Art of the Network|
|Author||:||Paul D. McLean|
|Publisher||:||Duke University Press - 2007-12-07|