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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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Perspectives on Information

    Edited by Magnus Ramage, David Chapman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    Information is everywhere, and defines everything in today's society. Moreover, information is a key concept in a wide range of academic disciplines, from quantum physics to public policy. However, these disciplines all interpret the concept in quite different ways. This book looks at information...

    Published June 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rhetoric and Ethics in the Cybernetic Age

    The Transhuman Condition

    By Jeff Pruchnic

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    It has become increasingly difficult to ignore the ways that the centrality of new media and technologies — from the global networking of information systems and social media to new possibilities for altering human genetics — seem to make obsolete our traditional ways of thinking about ethics and...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 16th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Digital Divide

    The Internet and Social Inequality in International Perspective

    Edited by Massimo Ragnedda, Glenn W. Muschert

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book provides an in-depth comparative analysis of inequality and the stratification of the digital sphere. Grounded in classical sociological theories of inequality, as well as empirical evidence, this book defines ‘the digital divide’ as the unequal access and utility of internet...

    Published June 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Internet and Surveillance

    The Challenges of Web 2.0 and Social Media

    Edited by Christian Fuchs, Kees Boersma, Anders Albrechtslund, Marisol Sandoval

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    The Internet has been transformed in the past years from a system primarily oriented on information provision into a medium for communication and community-building. The notion of “Web 2.0”, social software, and social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace have emerged in this...

    Published April 19th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Archaeology and the Information Age

    Edited by Sebastian Rahtz, Paul Reilly

    Series: One World Archaeology

    Traditional methods of making archaeological data available are becoming increasingly inadequate. Thanks to improved techniques for examining data from multiple viewpoints, archaeologists are now in a position to record different kinds of data, and to explore that data more fully than ever before....

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Social and Community Informatics

    Humans on the Net

    By Gunilla Bradley

    As a discipline, Informatics has developed over the years from its initial focus on data processing and software development, towards a more recent emphasis on people’s use of technology and its impact on their working and private lives. Gunilla Bradley, an internationally recognized expert in this...

    Published June 14th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Business, Information Technology and Society

    By Stephen D. Tansey

    This comprehensive volume introduces the nature and the impact of the new information and communication technologies on business and society. Emphasizing the global impact, it draws upon examples from the USA, Europe, and Japan as well as the newly industrialized countries of the Pacific Rim....

    Published September 18th 2002 by Routledge