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  1. Social Media, Politics and the State

    Protests, Revolutions, Riots, Crime and Policing in the Age of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

    Edited by Daniel Trottier, Christian Fuchs

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    This book is the essential guide for understanding how state power and politics are contested and exercised on social media. It brings together contributions by social media scholars who explore the connection of social media with revolutions, uprising, protests, power and counter-power, hacktivism...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Infoglut

    How Too Much Information Is Changing the Way We Think and Know

    By Mark Andrejevic

    Today, more mediated information is available to more people than at any other time in human history. New and revitalized sense-making strategies multiply in response to the challenges of "cutting through the clutter" of competing narratives and taming the avalanche of information. Data miners, "...

    Published June 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of the Internet in Third World Development

    Challenges in Contrasting Regimes with Case Studies of Costa Rica and Cuba

    By Bert Hoffmann

    Series: Latin American Studies

    This book examines the political and developmental implications of the new information and communication technologies (NICT) in the Third World. Whereas the concept of the "digital divide" tends to focus on technological and quantitative indicators, this work stresses the crucial role played by the...

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Human Services in the Network Society

    Edited by Neil Ballantyne, Walter La Mendola

    The Internet and the many applications it supports continue to transform and expand the ways in which it is possible to relate, communicate, collaborate, and perform human service work. In this book, human service researchers and practitioners explore major opportunities and challenges to well...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Systems Practice in the Information Society

    By José-Rodrigo Córdoba-Pachón

    Series: Routledge Series in Information Systems

    As a collection of ideas and methodologies, systems thinking has made an impact in organizations and in particular in the information systems field. However, this main emphasis on organizations limits the scope of systems thinking and practice. There is a need first to use systems thinking in...

    Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge

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