Nostalgic identities: A study in the interactive process of Mexican / Mexican American users in Facebook
Online social networking is a growing phenomenon. All over the globe people engage in disembodied interactions with one another taking for granted a compression of time and space. Most social analysis of online settings has been studied from a symbolic interactionist perspective in which the concept of multiple/pluralized identity helps explain how users identify themselves in disembodied contexts. This paper intends to discover how the Mexican / Mexican American identity is presented, managed and produced by users in the Social Networking Site Facebook using the concept of nostalgia in how identity is presented in a disembodied context.
Social psychology|Communication|Ethnic studies|Web Studies|Hispanic American studies
Dominguez, Daniel, "Nostalgic identities: A study in the interactive process of Mexican / Mexican American users in Facebook" (2012). ETD Collection for University of Texas, El Paso. AAI1518196.