The Oxford handbook of internet studies / edited by William H. Dutton

Contributor(s): Dutton, William H [editor literario]
Material type: TextText; Format: print Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014Edition: 1st pub. in paperbackDescription: XX, 607 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780198708841Subject(s): Tecnología de la información | Internet
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Authoritative perspectives on Internet StudiesOriginal chapters by leading authors in the fieldInterdisciplinary approachChapters arranged in sections on: Perspectives on the Internet and Web as Objects of Study; Living in a Network Society; Creating and Working in a Global Network Economy; Communication, Power, and Influence in a Converging Media World; and Governing and Regulating the InternetInternet Studies has been one of the most dynamic and rapidly expanding interdisciplinary fields to emerge over the last decade. The Oxford Handbook of Internet Studies has been designed to provide a valuable resource for academics and students in this area, bringing together leading scholarly perspectives on how the Internet has been studied and how the research agenda should be pursued in the future. The Handbook aims to focus on Internet Studies as an emerging field, each chapter seeking to provide a synthesis and critical assessment of the research in a particular area. Topics covered include social perspectives on the technology of the Internet, its role in everyday life and work, implications for communication, power, and influence, and the governance and regulation of the Internet. The Handbook is a landmark in this new interdisciplinary field, not only helping to strengthen research on the key questions, but also shape research, policy, and practice across many disciplines that are finding the Internet and its political, economic, cultural, and other societal implications increasingly central to their own key areas of inquiry.

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