Recent Publications

Sasson, H. & Mesch, G.S. (Forthcoming). “Gender Differences in the Factors Explaining Risky Behavior Online”. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. gender differences revised joyo_2ed (2)

Robinson, L., Cotten, S., Ono, H., Quan-Haase, A., Mesch, G., Chen, W., Schulz, J., Hale, T.M., Stern, M. & Schradie, J. (Forthcoming). Digital Inequalities and Why They Matter. Information, Communication & Society. 

Abbas, R. & Mesch, G.S. (2015). Cultural Values and Facebook Use among Palestinian Youth in Israel. Computers in Human Behavior. pp. 644-653 DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2015.02.031  cultureyouthuse

Mesch, Gustavo S. & Kent P. Schwirian. Confidence in Government and Vaccination Willingness in the U.S. (forthcoming). Health Promotion International. meschschwirianhealthpromotioninte

Mesch, Gustavo & Guy Becker (2010). Are norms of disclosure of online and offline personal information associated with the disclosure of personal information online?, Human Communication Research.

http://soc.haifa.ac.il/~gustavo/norms%20of%20disclosure%20mesch&becker.pdf

Mesch, Gustavo S. (2010). InternetAffordances And Teens’ Social Communication: From Diversification To Bonding” inZheng, R et al., (eds). Adolescent Online Social Communication and Behavior: Relationship Formation on the Internet” IGI, Press.

Mesch Gustavo and Ilan Talmud. (2010) A Longitudinal Study of Connectivity and participation hypothesis. American Behavioral Scientist.

Mesch, Gustavo S. (2009). Social Context and Adolescents’ Choice of  communication Channels. Computers in Human Behavior. 25 (1): 244-251. http://soc.haifa.ac.il/~gustavo/channel.pdf

Mesch, Gustavo. (2009). Social Bonds and Internet Pornographic Exposure among Adolescents. Journal of Adolescence.

http://soc.haifa.ac.il/~gustavo/pornography.pdf

Mesch Gustavo.(2009) Parental Mediation, Online Activities and Cyberbullying. Cyberpsychology and Behavior.12(4): 387-393).

http://soc.haifa.ac.il/~gustavo/manuscriptc&B.pdf

Mano, Rita and Gustavo Mesch (2009) A Blessing or a curse: The use ofelectronic mail in organizations. Computers in Human Behavior.

Schroeder Ralph, Alexandre Caldas, William Dutton and Gustavo Mesch. (2008). Patterns of Information Search and Access on theWorld Wide Web: Democratizing Expertise or Creating New Hierarchies? Journal of computer mediated communication. 13 (4), pp: 769-793.

Mesch, Gustavo S. 2006. Family Characteristics and Intergenerational Conflicts over the Internet.Information, Communication and Society.9(4), .500-522 .

Mesch Gustavo S. and Ilan Talmud. 2007 Similarity and The Quality of Online and Offline Social Relationships among Adolescents in Israel. Journal of Research in Adolescence., 17,2, 455-466.

Mesch, Gustavo and Ilan Talmud. (2007). Privacy and Networking: Ethnic Differences in the Use of Cell Phones and IM in Israel. In James Katz (ed). “Mobile Communication and Social Change in a Global Context” MIT Press.

Mesch, Gustavo and Stephen Coleman. 2007. Youth and the Internet in the U.K. elections, pp.35-48. in Loader, B. (editor).  Young Citizens in the Digital Age: Political Engagement, Young People and the New Media. Routledge Press.

Mesch, Gustavo. (2007) Social Diversification: A Perspective for the Study of Social networks of Adolescents Offline and Online. Pp 105-121 in Grenzenlose Cyberwelt? Nadia Kutscher and Hans Uwe Otto (editors). Veralg Fur Sozialwiseenschaften, Heidelberg, Germany.

Mesch Gustavo S.2006 The Family and the Internet: Exploring a social Boundaries Approach. Journal of Family Communication, 6(2), 119-138.

Mesch Gustavo  and Ilan Talmud. 2006. Online Friendship Formation, Communication Channels, and Social Closeness.International Journal of Internet Sciences. 1, 1, 29-44. available at http://www.ijis.net/

Mesch, Gustavo and Ilan Talmud. 2006. The Quality of Online and Offline Relationships, the role of multiplexity and duration. The Information Society, 22(3), 137-149.

Mesch, Gustavo, S. (2003). The Family and the Internet: The Israeli Case. Social Science Quarterly. 84: 1038-1050.

Mesch, Gustavo S. and Yael Levanon. (2003). Community Networking and Locally based Social Ties in Two Suburban Localities. City and Community . 2:335-351.