オンラインゲーム内のコミュニティにおける社会関係資本の醸成 : オフライン世界への汎化効果を視野に  [in Japanese] The development of social capital in communities in an online game : A perspective on a "spill over" effect into the offline world  [in Japanese]

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Abstract

The development of social capital in an online community was investigated by creating survey data of online game players. The results showed that the frequency of collective communication, the homogeneity of members, and the openness of the online community had positive effects on trust, while the size of community and community hierarchy had negative effects. This shows that participation in online communities can create social capital. Furthermore, the results showed that online social capital influences real-life behavior. For example, reciprocity online facilitated offline social participation, even after controlling for offline social capital and other real-life determinants. These results demonstrate the positive contribution of collective online communication to a democratic social system.

Journal

  • Japanese Journal of Social Psychology ( Before 1996, Research in Social Psychology )   [List of Volumes]

    Japanese Journal of Social Psychology ( Before 1996, Research in Social Psychology ) 22(1), 58-71, 2006-08-25  [Table of Contents]

    The Japanese Society of Social Psychology

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    110004798369
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AN10049127
  • Text Lang
    JPN
  • ISSN
    09161503
  • NDL Article ID
    8074615
  • NDL Source Classification
    ZE1(社会・労働--社会科学・社会思想・社会学)
  • NDL Call No.
    Z6-2798
  • Data Source
    NDL  NII-ELS 
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