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  • Oversharing: Presentations of Self in the Internet Ageby Ben Agger

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 12.95

    People ?overshare? when they interact with others through the screens of computers and smartphones. Oversharing means to divulge more of their inner feelings, opinions and sexuality than they would in person, or even over the phone. Text messaging, Facebooking, tweeting, camming, blogging, online dating, and internet porn are vehicles of this oversharing,... more...

  • Global Movementsby Kevin McDonald

    Wiley 2015; US$ 88.95

    Over the past decade we have witnessed the extraordinary rise of new global movements that throw into question the way we think about culture, power and action in a globalizing world. Examines three of the most significant global social movements of the last decade: anti-globalization, new Islamic movements, and the Falun Gong in China. Explores... more...

  • Surveillance and Securityby Torin Monahan

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 33.95

    This is a volume of original contributions from scholars in 8 different humanities and social science disciplines. The aim of the book is to present a range of surveillance technologies used everyday life and investigate the politics of their use. It is truly an interdisciplinary project that will find purchase in courses on security studies and the... more...

  • What Are You Optimistic About?by John Brockman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    The nightly news and conventional wisdom tell us that things are bad and getting worse. Yet despite dire predictions, scientists see many good things on the horizon. John Brockman, publisher of Edge (www.edge.org), the influential online salon, recently asked more than 150 high-powered scientific thinkers to answer a vital question for our frequently... more...

  • Papier, hier!...?by Wouter Kalkman

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 10.50

    Verzekeren via internet staat volop in de belangstelling. Maar maakt de Nederlandse wetgeving het aanvragen en sluiten van een verzekering en het verstrekken van een elektronische polis via internet wel voldoende mogelijk? Consumenten die rechtstreeks met een verzekeraar een verzekering willen sluiten, kunnen meer informatie via e-mail en internet... more...

  • Living and Functioning in the e-Societyby Mike Cushman; Rachel McLean

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    Information Systems researchers have long been aware of the risks posed by the ever wider adoption of information and communication technologies (ICTs). However most recognition of problems has largely been confined to disruption in the workplace and the risk to organisational effectiveness posed by poorly designed or implemented systems. There has... more...

  • Social Software im Customer Relationship Managementby André Hahn

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 30.16

    Das Buch untersucht mögliche Einsatzbereiche von Social Software im Customer Relationship Management innerhalb der chemischen Industrie. Die Definition der Begriffe "Social Software" beziehungsweise "Web 2.0" und "Customer Relationship Management" sowie eine Branchendarstellung der chemischen Industrie gewährleisten ein einheitliches Verständnis der... more...

  • Geil auf Gewalt?by Katja Fischborn

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 39.29

    Gewalt in den Medien wird heute im Gegensatz zu früheren Zeiten recht streng gesellschaftlich geächtet. In Rundfunk, Internet und Zeitung werde nur noch über negative und schreckliche Dinge berichtet, bemängeln Kritiker, es drohe eine "Verrohung der Kultur". Schlimmste Folgen werden für die Leser dieser alltäglichen Grausamkeiten befürchtet. Dabei... more...

  • Mouvements sociaux et changements institutionnelsby Louis Guay; Pierre Hamel; Dominique Masson

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2005; US$ 42.75

    Que revendiquent les mouvements sociaux? Pourquoi acceptent-ils aujourd'hui d'intervenir sur le terrain des institutions? Dans quelle mesure leur action parvient-elle à transformer la vie sociale dans le sens d'une démocratisation de son fonctionnement et de sa gestion?Les auteurs explorent sous des angles complémentaires... more...

  • Graffiti in der gesellschaftlichen Kontroverseby Katrin Kaiser

    Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 34.72

    Hauptbeschreibung Graffiti ist für viele Jugendliche Ausdruck einer Jugendkultur. Ungeachtet vieler Hindernisse und wissentlich drohender Konsequenzen sowie die geflissentliche Schädigung der eigenen Gesundheit, verfolgen die illegal agierenden Sprüher unbeirrt ihre Aktivitäten. Doch welche Motivation verbirgt sich hinter dem Fortfahren der Ausübungen?... more...