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Asia's Transformations/Asia.com

Series Editor: Mark Selden

Asia.com is a series which focuses on the ways in which new information and communication technologies are influencing politics, society and culture in Asia.

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  1. Online@AsiaPacific

    Mobile, Social and Locative Media in the Asia–Pacific

    By Larissa Hjorth, Michael Arnold

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia.com

    Media across the Asia-Pacific region are at once social, locative and mobile. Social in that these media facilitate public and interpersonal interaction, locative in that this social communication is geographically placed, and mobile in so much as the media is ever-present. The Asia–Pacific region...

    Published March 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Mobile Media in the Asia-Pacific

    Gender and The Art of Being Mobile

    By Larissa Hjorth

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia.com

    This century has been marked by the rapid and divergent uptake of mobile telephony throughout the world. The mobile phone has become a poignant symbol for postmodernity and the attendant modes of global mobility and immobility. Most notably, the icon of the mobile phone is most palpable in the...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Chinese Cyberspaces

    Technological Changes and Political Effects

    Edited by Jens Damm, Simona Thomas

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia.com

    The internet is developing more extensively in China than any other country in the world. Chinese Cyberspaces provides multidisciplinary perspectives on recent developments and the consequences of internet expansion in China. Including first-hand research and case studies, the...

    Published May 20th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Internet in Indonesia's New Democracy

    By David T. Hill, Krishna Sen

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia.com

    The Internet in Indonesia’s New Democracy is a detailed study of legal, economic, political and cultural practices surrounding the provision and consumption of the Internet in Indonesia at the turn of the twenty-first century. Hill and Sen detail the emergence of the Internet into Indonesia in the...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Asia.com

    Asia Encounters the Internet

    Edited by K. C. Ho, Randy Kluver, C.C. Yang

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia.com

    The internet is developing quicker in Asia than in any other region of the world. This book is the first comprehensive analysis of the information society in an Asian context, and the impact of these technologies in Asia. These impacts are inevitably uneven and conditioned by issues of...

    Published August 20th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Japanese Cybercultures

    Edited by Nanette Gottlieb, Mark McLelland

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia.com

    Japan is rightly regarded as one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, yet the development and deployment of Internet technology in Japan has taken a different trajectory compared with Western nations. This is the first book to look at the specific dynamics of Japanese...

    Published December 18th 2002 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Online@AsiaPacific: Mobile, Social and Locative Media in the Asia–Pacific
    By Larissa Hjorth, Michael Arnold
    To Be Published March 1st 2015

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