Re: CyberAnthropologI

Ruby Rohrlich (rohrlich@GWIS2.CIRC.GWU.EDU)
Mon, 11 Dec 1995 22:59:58 -0500

I would like to see a new ethnography of female/male relations on the net.
Several have been done, and Ithink they should be constantly updated, to
ascertain ratios, the subjects of gratest interest to each sex, anad
whatever else you fancy. Ruby Rohrlich

On Mon, 11 Dec 1995, allen lutins wrote:

> >As I have mentioned earlier, I am working on a short "ethnography" of the net,
> >a survey-type study as opposed to an intensive study at this time. The reason
> >I am writing now is that I am interested in knowing how anthropologists and
> >anthropology departments generally look on work of this kind. Does an
> >ethnography of the net constitute a valid field study? Why/why not? How have
> >attitudes changed over the years?
> One resource you might want to check out (if you have Web access) is the
> CyberAnthropology Home Page
> (; if you don't
> have Web access, you might write its author, Steve Mizrach
> (Seeker1@Anthro.Ufl.Edu) and ask about alternative resources.
> -allen lutins