Pověra a kyberatropologie

Klára Nádaská email
   Ústav evropské etnologie, Filozofická fakulta, Masarykova univerzita v Brně


Superstition and Cyberanthropology

The presented contribution is based onresearch materials of a defended master’s thesis.It deals with the issue of defining the term “superstition”and subsequently presents its own research,which is focused on the superstition thatwarns against buying a stroller before the birth ofa child. The research uses discussion forums fromfive countries – the Czech Republic, Slovakia,Poland, Austria and Germany. The theoreticalfoundation for the research methodology consistsof cyberanthropology, a scientific discipline whichinvestigates cyberculture. The method applied inthe analysis of the contents of the discussion forumentries is a formal analysis of the text.

Klíčová slova

cyberspace;cyberculture;cyberanthr opology;conception;pregnancy;supersttion;baby carriage

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