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New and Published Books

  1. Learning and Research in Virtual Worlds

    Edited by Jeremy Hunsinger, Aleks Krotoski

    Virtual worlds are places where humans interact, and as such they can be environments for research and learning. However, they are complex and mutable in ways that more controlled and traditional environments are not. Although computer-mediated, virtual worlds are multifaceted social systems like...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Theories of the Information Society

    4th Edition

    By Frank Webster

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Information is regarded as a distinguishing feature of our world. Where once economies were built on industry and conquest, we are now part of a global information economy. Pervasive media, expanding information occupations and the development of the internet convince many that living in an...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Digital Labour and Karl Marx

    By Christian Fuchs

    How is labour changing in the age of computers, the Internet, and "social media" such as Facebook, Google, YouTube and Twitter? In Digital Labour and Karl Marx, Christian Fuchs attempts to answer that question, crafting a systematic critical theorisation of labour as performed in the...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Recent Trends in Social and Behaviour Sciences

    Proceedings of the International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behaviour and Social Sciences 2013

    Edited by Ford Lumban Gaol, Seifedine Kadry, Marie Taylor, Pak Shen Li

    The human aspect plays an important role in the social sciences. The behaviour of people has become a vital area of focus in the social sciences as well. Recent Trends in Social and Behaviour Sciences contains papers that were originally presented at the International Congress on Interdisciplinary...

    Published February 26th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Traditions of Systems Theory

    Major Figures and Contemporary Developments

    Edited by Darrell Arnold

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    The term ‘systems theory’ is used to characterize a set of disparate yet related approaches to fields as varied as information theory, cybernetics, biology, sociology, history, literature, and philosophy. What unites each of these traditions of systems theory is a shared focus on general features...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Social Media Handbook

    Edited by Jeremy Hunsinger, Theresa M. Senft

    The Social Media Handbook explores how social media are changing disciplinary understandings of the internet and our everyday lives. In addition to person-to-person social networking services like Facebook and Twitter, this volume considers a broad range of networked information services that...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Information Technology and Computer Application Engineering

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology and Computer Application Engineering (ITCAE 2013)

    Edited by Hsiang-Chuan Liu, Wen-Pei Sung, Yao Wenli

    This proceedings volume brings together some 189 peer-reviewed papers presented at the International Conference on Information Technology and Computer Application Engineering, held 27-28 August 2013, in Hong Kong, China. Specific topics under consideration include Control, Robotics, and Automation,...

    Published October 10th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Functional Future for Bibliographic Control

    Transitioning into new communities of practice and awareness

    Edited by Shawne D. Miksa

    The quest to evolve bibliographic control to an equal or greater standing within the current information environment is on-going. As information organizers we are working in a time where information and communication technology (ICT) has pushed our status quo to its limits and where innovation...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. ERP: The Implementation Cycle

    By Stephen Allan Harwood

    The ERP Implementation cycle is characterized by complexity, uncertainty and a long timescale. It is about people and issues that affect the business – it is a multi-disciplinary effort. This book will provide you with the practical information you will need in relation to the many issues and...

    Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. New Technology (Routledge Revivals)

    International Perspectives on Human Resources and Industrial Relations

    Edited by Greg J. Bamber, Russell D. Lansbury

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, this book presents a unique comparative perspective on the relationship between technological change and human resource management. Following a detailed introduction, chapters deal with a variety of issues, including managing change, industrial democracy and employee...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge