For example, if I had sat under the shade of trees all my life, and I was on a long walk today and spotted a big tree, I might want to sit under it. She argues these cyber identities are not necessarily the way the individual would be perceived offline. It is, instead, social interaction, thinking, definition of the situation that takes place in the present.
If we want to understand cause, focus on human thinking. Studies encompassed discursive communities ;   identity ;   community as social reality;  networking;  the public sphere ;  ease and anonymity in interactions.
Theories have different scales. The environment influences interaction, which leads to a reference group and connects with perspective, and then concludes to a definition of the situation. Definition does not simply randomly happen; instead, it results from ongoing social interaction and thinking.
Snowprofessor of sociology at the University of California, Irvinesuggests four broader and even more basic orienting principles: human agency, interactive determination, symbolization, and emergence. In education, examples of dysfunction include getting bad grades, truancy, dropping out, not graduating, and not finding suitable employment.