Innovations in Participatory Politics
This book critically investigates the complex interaction between social media and contemporary democratic politics, and provides a grounded analysis of the emerging importance of Social media in civic engagement. Social media applications such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, have increasingly...
Published January 18th 2012 by Routledge
Health and social care informatics for older people
This book is about the ways digital technology can contribute to the welfare of older people. The Internet, mobile phones and other technologies have changed how we live and work. Such technologies also shape how services for older people are organised in ways that potentially place carers and...
Published December 18th 2008 by Routledge
Political Engagement, Young People and New Media
A social anxiety currently pervades the political classes of the western world, arising from the perception that young people have become disaffected with liberal democratic politics. Voter turnout among 18-25 year olds continues to be lower than other age groups and they are less likely to join...
Published July 11th 2007 by Routledge
New Media, Citizens and Social Movements
Ever since the anti-globalisation protests in Seattle in 1999 the adoption of new information and communications technologies (ICTs) by social movement activists has offered the prospect for the development of global cyberprotest. The Internet with its transnational many-to-many communication...
Published May 26th 2004 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Key Guides
The only A-Z guide available on this subject, this book provides a wide-ranging and up-to-date overview of the fast-changing and increasingly important world of cyberculture. Its clear and accessible entries cover aspects ranging from the technical to the theoretical, and from movies to the...
Published February 18th 2004 by Routledge
New Media in Higher Education and Learning
This book responds to an ever-increasing call from educators, policy makers, journalists, parents and the public at large for analysis that cuts through the hype surrounding the information revolution to address key issues associated with new media in higher education and learning. This collection...
Published July 18th 2002 by Routledge
Shaping Computer-Mediated Social Networks
Community groups, social support networks, voluntary agencies and government organisations are all actively exploring the potential of the new information and communication technologies to bring about democratic development and renewal. A rich variety of social experiments in what has become known...
Published September 5th 2001 by Routledge
Security and Surveillance in the Information Age
Cybercrime focuses on the growing concern about the use of electronic communication for criminal activities and the appropriateness of the countermeasures that are being adopted by law enforcement agencies, security services and legislators to address such anxieties. Fuelled by sensational media...
Published April 12th 2000 by Routledge
Discourse and Decision Making in the Information Age
Digital Democracy considers how technological developments might combine with underlying social, economic and political conditions to produce new vehicles for democratic practice.The growth of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) such as the Internet, alongside growing concerns...
Published June 23rd 1999 by Routledge
Equality, Agency and Policy in the Information Society
The dramatic advances in computer and telecommunications technologies such as the Internet, virtual reality, smart cards or multimedia applications are increasingly regarded as ushering in a new form of society: the information society. Politicians, policy makers and business gurus are all...
Published April 8th 1998 by Routledge