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  • The Governance of Cyberspaceby Brian D Loader

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95

    Issues of surveillance, control and privacy in relation to the internet are coming to the fore as a result of state concern with security, crime and economic advantage. Through an exploration of emerging debates regarding the possible desirability, form and agencies responsible for the regulation of the internet and an analysis of issues of surveillance,... more...

  • Cyberspace Divideby Brian D Loader

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 63.95

    The dramatic advances in computer and telecommunications technologies such as the Internet, virtual reality, smart cards or multimedia applications are increasingly regarded as ushering in a new form of society: the information society. Politicians, policy makers and business gurus are all encouraging us to join the information superhighway at the... more...

  • Young Citizens in the Digital Ageby Brian D. Loader

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 55.95

    A social anxiety currently pervades the political classes of the western world, arising from the perception that young people have become disaffected with liberal democratic politics. Voter turnout among 18-25 year olds continues to be lower than other age groups and they are less likely to join political parties. This is not, however, proof that... more...

  • Towards a Post-Fordist Welfare State?by Roger Burrows; Brian D Loader

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95

    There is no doubt that significant socio-economic changes have occurred over the last twenty years in the UK and other advanced capitalist societies. Consequently, Fordism, a bureaucratic, hierarchical model of industrial development has matured into Post-Fordism, with its greater emphasis on the individual, freedom of choice and flexibility, generating... more...

  • Social Media and Democracyby Brian D. Loader; Dan Mercea

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00

    This book critically investigates the complex interaction between social media and contemporary democratic politics, and provides a grounded analysis of the emerging importance of Social media in civic engagement. Social media applications such as Facebook , Twitter , and YouTube , have increasingly been adopted by politicians, political activists... more...

  • Cybercrimeby Brian D. Loader; Douglas Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    Cybercrime focuses on the growing concern about the use of electronic communication for criminal activities and the appropriateness of the countermeasures that are being adopted by law enforcement agencies, security services and legislators to address such anxieties. Fuelled by sensational media headlines and news coverage which has done much to... more...

  • Digital Academeby William H. Dutton; Brian D. Loader

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    This book responds to an ever-increasing call from educators, policy makers, journalists, parents and the public at large for analysis that cuts through the hype surrounding the information revolution to address key issues associated with new media in higher education and learning. This collection is of value to those who are seeking a critical, non-commercial... more...

  • Digital Democracyby Barry N. Hague; Brian D Loader

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    Digital Democracy considers how technological developments might combine with underlying social, economic and political conditions to produce new vehicles for democratic practice. The growth of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) such as the Internet, alongside growing concerns about the failure of advanced societies to live up... more...

  • Digital Welfare for the Third Ageby Brian D. Loader; Michael Hardey; Leigh Keeble

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95

    This book is about the ways digital technology can contribute to the welfare of older people. The Internet, mobile phones and other technologies have changed how we live and work. Such technologies also shape how services for older people are organised in ways that potentially place carers and older people at the centre of service provision. Telecare... more...

  • Networking Young Citizens Through Social Mediaby Brian D. Loader; Ariadne Vromen; Michael Xenos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    The future engagement of young citizens from a wide range of socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds in democratic politics remains a crucial concern for academics, policy-makers, civics teachers and youth workers around the world. At a time when the negative relationship between socio-economic inequality and levels of political participation... more...