The Twitter Revolution: how the internet has changed us

Book Chapter

Title: The Twitter Revolution: how the internet has changed us
Year: 2012
Authors Boxer, P. J.
Abstract:

This chapter explores what psychoanalytic thinking can add to our current understanding of the ubiquitous 'Twitter' phenomenon, and considers how it might be changing our object relations and our societal relatedness. The chapter examines several interconnected aspects of the information revolution, including the Internet's impact on individuals, markets, and society. It ends by considering how the 'Twitter Revolution' might be changing the relationship between the individual and the realm of political.

Keywords: internet, anxiety, network, identification
Language: English


Publisher: Karnac
Publisher Location: London
ISBN: 978-1-85575-886-5
Title of Book: Psychoanalytic Reflections on a Changing World
Start page: 133
End page: 157

Submitted by:
Philip Boxer
Director
Boxer Research Ltd

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