Handbook of new media : social shaping and consequences of ICTs
- edited by Leah A. Lievrouw and Sonia Livingstone.
- London : SAGE Pub., 2002.
- Physical description
- xxiv, 564 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Introduction - Leah A Lievrouw and Sonia Livingstone The Social Shaping and Consequences of ICTs PART ONE: THE CHANGING SOCIAL LANDSCAPE Introduction - Sonia Livingstone The Information Society Revisited - Frank Webster Creating Community with Media - Nicholas W Jankowski History, Theories and Scientific Investigations Politics and New Media - Sara Bentivegna Interpersonal Life Online - Nancy K Baym The Electronic Generation? - David Buckingham Children and New Media New Media and New Literacies - Douglas Kellner Reconstructing Education for the New Millennium Primary Issues in Internet Use - Ronald E Rice Access, Civic and Community Involvement, and Social Interaction and Expression PART TWO: TECHNOLOGY DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT Introduction - Leah A Lievrouw New Media History - Patrice Flichy How to Infrastructure - Susan Leigh Star and Geoffrey C Bowker Exploring Models of Interactivity from Multiple Research Traditions - Sally J McMillan Users, Documents and Systems Determination and Contingency in New Media Development - Leah A Lievrouw Diffusion of Innovations and Social Shaping of Technology Perspectives PART THREE: NEW MEDIA AND ORGANIZING Introduction - Noshir S Contractor Smart Agents and Organizations of the Future - Kathleen M Carley New Media and Organizing at the Group Level - Andrea B Hollingshead and Noshir S Contractor The Social Construction of Technology in Studies of the Workplace - Mich[gr]ele H Jackson, Marshall Scott Poole and Tim Kuhn New Media Implementation and Industrial Organization - Fran[ce]cois Bar with Caroline Simard PART FOUR: SYSTEMS, INDUSTRIES AND MARKETS Introduction - John Ure The Development and Use of Online Newspapers - Pablo J Boczkowski What Research Tells Us and What We Might Want to Know New Media and New Economy Cluster Dynamics - Philip Cooke Globalization and the Structure of New Media Industries - Terry Flew and Stephen McElhinney Information Society, Trade and Industry Policy - Anders Henten and Knud Erik Skouby The Economics of Information and Industrial Change - Don Lamberton The New Economy - Peter Lovelock and John Ure Internet, Telecommunications and Electronic Commerce? Universal Access to the New Information Infrastructure - Heather E Hudson PART FIVE: POLICY AND REGULATION Introduction - Bella Mody, Harry M Trebing and Laura Stein The Governance of Media Markets Wired Cities and Transnational Communications - Dwayne Winseck New Forms of Governance for Telecommunications and the New Media New Global Media and Communication Policy - Laura Stein and Nikhil Sinha The Role of the State in the Twenty-First Century About Scarcities and Intermediaries - Stefaan G Verhulst The Regulatory Paradigm Shift of Digital Content Reviewed The Real Digital Divide - Oscar H Gandy Jr Citizens versus Consumers Labour and New Media - Gwen Urey PART SIX: CULTURE AND NEW MEDIA Introduction - Mark Poster Cultural Studies and Technology - Jennifer Daryl Slack and J Macgregor Wise Discursive Displacement and the Seminal Ambiguity of Space and Place - Michael R Curry Power and Political Culture - Timothy W Luke Social Relationships and Identity Online and Offline - Don Slater.
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'Selected contributions are all of high quality and do indeed contribute to the editors goal; synthesis combined with new horizons, cross-disciplinary approaches combine with state of the art description. This makes the Handbook of New Media de facto required reading for anybody involved in new media and its understanding...The aim of this book was ambitious and the size of the book is impressive but the result is there, a handbook of new media, which will remain a key referance in new media research for some considerable time' - Learning Media Technology 'A landmark volume that provides a foundation stone for a new subject - the study of new media. It is stunningly well-edited, offering a very high standard of original contributions in a skilfully orchestrated and organised textbook' - James Curran, Goldsmiths College, University of London 'This is the first major review of interactive technologies and their cultural and social context.This is more than a welcome addition to one's library; it is the authoritative overview of international research perspectives on interactive media technologies by leading scholars around the world' - Ellen Wartella, University of Texas, Austin 'The Handbook of New Media is a landmark for the study of information and communication technologies within the field of communication. Its international team of editors and authors has brought together insights gained from over two decades of scholarly research. This indispensable reference demonstrates an increased maturity and stature for "new media" research within the field' - William H Dutton, University of Southern California 'A truly comprehensive and authoritative volume. This Handbook will be an absolutely essential text for anyone concerned with social aspects of the new media' - Kevin Robins, Goldsmiths College, University of London The past 20 years have seen remarkable growth in research and scholarship addressing new information and communication technologies and their social contexts. Often called 'new media' research, this growing field is both international and interdisciplinary.The Handbook of New Media sets out boundaries of new media research and scholarship and provides a definitive statement of the current state-of-the-art of the field. Divided into six sections covering major problem areas of research, the Handbook includes an introductory essay by the editors and a concluding essay by Ron Rice. Each chapter, written by an internationally renowned scholar, provides a review of the most significant social research findings and insights. This Handbook will be an indispensable volume on the personal bookshelves of all scholars working in the area, required reading for graduate students, a reference work for established researchers and newcomers to new media scholarship, and an intellectual benchmark for the field.
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