maxmod: an ethnography of cyberculture

Finally the definitive abstract of my project—out of which I now have to write a book as quickly as possible—exists. Here are the English and German versions of the abstract:  Abstract The project is based upon longlasting and sustainable anthropological fieldwork, which essentially happens within conceptual spaces of interaction spanned by the infrastructure of the Internet. Central concepts of the methodological access are thick participation (Spittler) and multisited ethnography (Marcus). For being able to grasp the sociocultural phenomena empirically observable online, genuine anthropological research methods are evaluated and then transposed to the new fields. Building upon this, and upon the … Continue reading