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- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 68.00
To err is human; to err in digital culture is design. In the glitches, inefficiencies, and errors that ergonomics and usability engineering strive to surmount, Peter Krapp identifies creative reservoirs of computer-mediated interaction. Throughout new media cultures, he traces a resistance to the heritage of motion studies, ergonomics, and efficiency;... more...
- NYU Press 2006; US$ 79.00
Starting in the early 1990s, journalists and scholars began responding to and trying to take account of new technologies and their impact on our lives. By the end of the decade, the full-fledged study of cyberculture had arrived. Today, there exists a large body of critical work on the subject, with cutting-edge studies probing beyond the mere existence... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 48.00
Transcending recent attempts to pigeonhole 'the information revolution', this book shows how the paradoxical aspects of new media and the Internet (is it masculine or feminine? Does it mean peace or war?) are the peculiarly intense expression of the contradictions underlying our whole society. Andrew Calcutt is an enthusiastic champion of the potential... more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 74.00
This book offers students a task-based introduction to Computer-Mediated Communication and the impact of the internet on social interaction. Aimed primarily at communication studies students, this book would also be useful as a sourcebook for students of media, sociology, psychology and English Language Studies. more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 139.99
This book includes 23 papers dealing with the impact of modern information and communication technologies that support a wide variety of communities: local communities, virtual communities, and communities of practice, such as knowledge communities and scientific communities. more...
- Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 87.95
The Second Edition of Computerization and Controversy: Value Conflicts and Social Choices is a collection of 78 articles that examine the social aspects of computerization from a variety of perspectives, many presenting important viewpoints not often discussed in the conventional literature. A number of paired articles comprise thought-provoking... more...
- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 60.00
In this book, Cees J Hamelink proposes an answer to - how should democratic societies organize cyberspace? - that puts human-rights, rather than profit, at the top of the agenda. He argues that conventional ethical approaches are all seriously flawed. There is a growing volume of moral rules, netiquettes and codes of conduct, but they are of little... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2002; US$ 109.95
Presents an examination of the role computers play in our domestic lives. This book deals with questions such as: do computers cause or help to resolve arguments? What role does gender play? Who spends the most time with the computer? And how does the importance of home computers change as we move from childhood through careers to retirement? Please... more...