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Title Society and the internet : how networks of information and communication are changing our lives / edited by Mark Graham and William H. Dutton ; with a foreword by Manuel Castells.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2014.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  302.231 S678SA    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xxiii, 390 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Internet studies of everyday life : Inventing the Internet : scapegoat, sin eater, and trickster / Aleks Krotoski -- Next generation internet users : a new digital divide / Grant Blank and William H. Dutton -- The relational self-portrait : selfies meet social networks / Bernie Hogan and Barry Wellman -- The politics of children's Internet use / Victoria Nash -- Gender and race online / Lisa Nakamura -- Part II. Information and culture on the line : Internet geographies : data shadows and digital divisions of labor / Mark Graham -- China and the US in the new Internet world : a comparative perspective / Gillian Bolsover, William H. Dutton, Ginette Law, and Soumitra Dutta -- Social media and the news : implications for the press and society / Nic Newman, William H. Dutton, and Grant Blank -- The impact of the Internet on media industries : an economic perspective / Sung Wook Ji and David Waterman -- Big data : towards a more scientific social science and humanities? / Ralph Schroeder -- Part III. Networked politics and governments : Transforming government, by default? / Miriam Lips -- The wisdom of which crowd? On the pathology of a digital democracy initiative for a listening government / Stephen Coleman and Jay G. Blumler -- Online social networks and bottom-up politics / Sandra González-Bailón -- Big data and collective action / Helen Margetts, Scott A. Hale, and Taha Yasseri -- Empowering citizens of the Internet age : the role of a fifth estate / Elizabeth Dubois and William H. Dutton -- g Part IV. Networked businesses, industries, and economics : Scarcity of attention for a medium of abundance : an economic perspective / Greg Taylor -- The Internet in the law : transforming problem-solving and education / Richard Susskind -- The digital divide and employment : the case of the Sudanese labor market / Laura Mann -- A critical perspective on the potential of the Internet at the margins of the global economy / Mark Graham -- Part V. Technological and regulatory histories and futures : Next-generation content for next-generation networks / Eli M. Noam -- Data privacy in the clouds / Christopher Millard -- The social media challenge to Internet governance / Laura DeNardis -- Beyond the Internet and Web / Yorick Wilks.
Summary "How is society being shaped by the diffusion and increasing centrality of the Internet in everyday life and work? By bringing together leading research that addresses some of the most significant cultural, economic, and political roles of the Internet, this volume introduces students to a core set of readings that address this question in specific social and institutional contexts"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Internet -- Social aspects.
Internet -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01766793
Internet. (DE-588)4308416-3
Gesellschaft. (DE-588)4020588-5
Wandel. (DE-588)4234987-4
Sozialer Wandel. (DE-588)4077587-2
Added Author Graham, Mark, 1980- editor.
Dutton, William H., 1947- editor.
Castells, Manuel, 1942- writer of preface.
Cover Title Society & the internet
ISBN 9780199661992 (hardback)
0199661995 (hardback)
9780199662005 (paperback)
0199662002 (paperback)
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