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Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Maria Bakardjieva
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-05-20 - Publisher: SAGE

Internet Society investigates Internet use and its implications for society through insights into the daily experiences of ordinary users. Drawing on an original study of non-professional, 'ordinary' users at home, this book examines how people interpret, domesticate, and creatively appropriate the Internet by integrating it into the projects and activities
The Internet in Everyday Life
Language: en
Pages: 624
Authors: Barry Wellman, Caroline Haythornthwaite
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-15 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The Internet in Everyday Life is the first book to systematically investigate how being online fits into people's everyday lives. Opens up a new line of inquiry into the social effects of the Internet. Focuses on how the Internet fits into everyday lives, rather than considering it as an alternate
The Internet in Public Life
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: Verna V. Gehring
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

The spread of new information and communications technologies during the past two decades has helped reshape civic associations, political communities, and global relations. In the midst of the information revolution, we find that the speed of this technology-driven change has outpaced our understanding of its social and ethical effects. The
The Handbook of Internet Studies
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Mia Consalvo, Charles Ess
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-09 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

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Postcolonial Politics, The Internet and Everyday Life
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: M.I. Franklin
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-05-02 - Publisher: Routledge

In this ground-breaking study M.I. Franklin explores the form and substance of everyday life online from a critical postcolonial perspective. With Internet access and social media uses accelerating in the Global South, in-depth studies of just how non-western communities, at home and living abroad, actually use the Internet and web-based