The Breakup 2.0: Disconnecting over New Media

The Breakup 2.0: Disconnecting over New Media

by Ilana Gershon
     
 

A few generations ago, college students showed their romantic commitments by exchanging special objects: rings, pins, varsity letter jackets. Pins and rings were handy, telling everyone in local communities that you were spoken for, and when you broke...See more details below

Overview

A few generations ago, college students showed their romantic commitments by exchanging special objects: rings, pins, varsity letter jackets. Pins and rings were handy, telling everyone in local communities that you were spoken for, and when you broke...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801448591
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
07/15/2010
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1 Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover: Media Ideologies and Idioms of Practice

2 E-mail My Heart: The Structure of Technology and Heartache

3 Remediation and Heartache

4 How Do You Know?

5 Breaking Up in a Public

Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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