Selfies as a Mode of Social Media and Work Space Research

Selfies as a Mode of Social Media and Work Space Research

Shalin Hai-Jew (Kansas State University, USA)
Release Date: November, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 327
ISBN13: 9781522533733|ISBN10: 1522533737|EISBN13: 9781522533740|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3373-3


The Western cultural trend of self-representation is transcending borders as it permeates the online world. A prime example of this trend is selfies, and how they have evolved into more than just self-portraits.

Selfies as a Mode of Social Media and Work Space Research is a comprehensive reference source for the latest research on explicit and implicit messaging of self-portraiture and its indications about individuals, groups, and societies. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics including dating, job hunting, and marketing, this publication is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, and professionals interested in the current phenomenon of selfies and their impact on society.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Dating
  • Identity Verification
  • Job Hunting
  • Marketing
  • Product Placement
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Expression
  • Socializing

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Shalin Hai-Jew works as an instructional designer at Kansas State University (K-State) and taught for WashingtonOnline for a number of years through 2014. She has taught at the university and college levels for many years (including four years in the People’s Republic of China) and was tenured at Shoreline Community College but left tenure to pursue instructional design work. She has Bachelor’s degrees in English and psychology, a Master’s degree in Creative Writing from the University of Washington (Hugh Paradise Scholar), and an Ed.D in Educational Leadership with a focus on public administration from Seattle University (where she was a Morford Scholar). She reviews for several publications and publishers, and is editor of several IGI Global titles. Dr. Hai-Jew was born in Huntsville, Alabama, in the U.S.