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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...

  • The Dynamics of Social Practiceby Elizabeth Shove; Mika Pantzar; Matt Watson

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 38.00

    A Clever, innovative book which makes an important contribution to social theory and social policy. An effective introduction it covers core themes and demonstrates exactly how our everyday life is defined by the rise, change and collapse of social practices. more...

  • Navigating Social-Ecological Systemsby Fikret Berkes; Johan Colding; Carl Folke

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 72.00

    Merges forefront research from different disciplines into a common framework for new insights on sustainability. more...

  • Understanding Social Movementsby Greg Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    This book offers a new and fresh approach to understanding social movements. It provides interdisciplinary perspectives on social and cultural protest and contentious politics. It considers major theories and concepts, which are presented in an accessible and engaging format. Historical and contemporary case studies and examples from a variety of... more...

  • Der Ausstellungskatalog 2.0by Karin Mihatsch

    transcript 2015; US$ 37.01

    Der gedruckte Katalog bei Kunstausstellungen wird zunehmend von virtuellen Präsentationsformen ergänzt oder gar abgelöst. Basierend auf der Skizzierung gedruckter Vorläufer geht Karin Mihatsch der Entwicklung der sogenannten »Web-catalogue-documents« nach und zeigt, wie diese im Web 2.0 veröffentlichte eigenständige Website die Funktionen und Inhalte... 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...