Virtual non-profit organisations : literary virtual communities in Russia
Kazakevitch, Gennadi and Torlina, Luba 2003, Virtual non-profit organisations : literary virtual communities in Russia, E-business review: a publication of the International Academy of E-Business, pp. 89-92.
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E-business review: a publication of the International Academy of E-Business
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This paper is a study of one of the "unknown" segments of the Internet - non-profit ventures in the Russian language. Based on the understanding of the concept of virtual community we consider the family of free publishing literary websites. We discuss their experience to demonstrate their contribution not only to the national culture, but also to the creation of open and democratic society in the former communist world, and to new forms of literary life. Some of the innovative concepts, principles and practices, adopted on those sites may be of interest to the Internet developers and communities worldwide.
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