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Disorder and the Disinformation Society

The Social Dynamics of Networks and Software

By Jonathan Marshall, James Goodman, Didar Zowghi, Francesca da Rimini

Routledge – 2015 – 256 pages

Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

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  • Hardback: $125.00
    978-0-415-54000-1
    September 15th 2014
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Description

Based in both rigorous theoretical work and case studies of software and network usage and installation, this book explores the idea that disruption and disorder are essential to the dynamic composition of contemporary Information Society. It covers topics ranging from organizational and social control to virtual communites and digital art, providing a panoramic view of the anomalies, contradictions, and social dynamics of the information society.

Contents

1. Disorder and Theory

2. The Disinformation Society: Disorders in Software and Networks

3. Disorders in Information and Information Capitalism

4. The Making of Software Failure

5. Software and the Disorder of Everyday Life

6. Disorder of Markets and Finance

7. Disorder of the Commons: Peer to Peer

8. Disorder of Resistance: Social Movements

Conclusion

Name: Disorder and the Disinformation Society: The Social Dynamics of Networks and Software (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Jonathan Marshall, James Goodman, Didar Zowghi, Francesca da Rimini. Based in both rigorous theoretical work and case studies of software and network usage and installation, this book explores the idea that disruption and disorder are essential to the dynamic composition of contemporary Information Society. It covers...
Categories: Social Theory, Technoculture, Sociology of Science & Technology, Cultural Theory, Cyberculture, New Media, Media Theory