26 April 2009
Introduction to the Annotated Bibliography
Many may believe that communicating online is a very distinct way of meeting people in their own way. They want to have their own type of comfort zone to prey on people that they don’t even know. In most cases, that’s what happens; they are men that prey on women or little children that they meet online through today’s networks such as Myspace, Facebook, Instant Messaging, and others just like these websites. There are many studies that show interest in Internet Dating and the courtship of dating period. The articles and resources are as follows: 1) The Self- Advertisement Approach to Dating: Male/Female Differences; 2) Attitudes on Dating, Courtship, and Marriage: Perspectives on In Group vs. Out Group Relationships by religious minority and majority adolescents; 3) Redefining Firm Boundaries in the Face of the Internet: Are Firms Really Shrinking?; 4) The Anthropology of Online Communities; 5) Digital Dating and Virtual Relating: Conceptualizing computer Meditated Romantic Relationships; 6) Online Communication and Adolescent Relationships. All are relationship sources which are based on courtship and other ways of communicating towards online dating. But the most part about these sources are the tactics that they speak upon about how dangerous it is to communicate online to someone that you don’t even know. And as follows are the abstract and summaries about each article and the importance it is to know about the history of dating, though the internet was not out much long; there is many cases and dangers of internet dating to go around. Attitudes on Dating, Courtship, and Marriage: Perspectives on In-Group versus Out-Group Relationships by Religious Minority and Majority Adolescents Carol Markstrom-Adams
Family Relations, Vol. 40, No. 1 (Jan., 1991), pp. 91-96
National Council on Family Relations
In this recent study, 47 non-Mormon, religious minority...