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Emerging Digital Spaces in Contemporary Society

Properties of Technology

Authors: Kalantzis-Cope, Phillip, Gherab-Martin, Karim

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Analyzing the relationship between digital technologies and society this book explores a wide range of complex social issues emerging in a new digital space. Itexamines both the vexing dilemmas with a critical eye as well as prompting readers to think constructively and strategically about exciting possibilities.

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ROBIN MANSELL Professor of New Media and the Internet and former Head of the Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK ILHEM ALLAGUI Assistant professor at the Mass Communication Department, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates PROF. JENNIFER GEORGE-PALILONIS George & Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Multimedia Journalism and journalism graphics sequence coordinator at Ball State University, USA JOHN BELCHER Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA ALFONSO UNCETA Head Professor of Sociology at the University of the Basque Country, Spain CARLOS ELIAS Full Professor in Journalism at Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain REISA LEVINE Producer for CitizenShift an online social-media platform NATHAN ANGELO Doctoral Candidate at The New School for Social Research, USA SETH THOMPSON Assistant Professor of Design at the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates JOHN B. THOMPSON is Professor of Sociology at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge, UK JOHN W. WARREN Director of Marketing, Publications, at the RAND Corporation YASMIN IBRAHIM Reader in International Business and Communications at Queen Mary, University of London, UK TIM W. LUKE University Distinguished Professor of Political Science, and Program Chair, Government and International Affairs, School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia Tech, USA CHRISTOPHER WILSON Information consultant for the UNDP JULIE ULDAM PhD fellow at the Department of Intercultural Communication and Management at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, and the Department of Media and Communications at London School of Economics, UK MARIO TOBOSO Tenured Scientist at the Department of Science, Technology & Society in the Institute of Philosophy of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) DAVID LYON Director of the Surveillance Studies Centre, Queens University, Canada BRIAN JEFFERSON PhD candidate in the Department of Politics at the New School for Social Research in New York City, USA YASMIN IBRAHIM Reader in International Business and Communications at Queen Mary, University of London, UK JOSEPH FERENBOK Post-doctoral fellow with the Identity, Privacy and Security Institute (IPSI) at the University of Toronto, Canada ROBERTO FELTRERO lecturer at the Department of Logic, History and Philosophy of Science of the UNED (Spanish Open University) MIKKEL FLYVERBOM Associate Professor at the Copenhagan School of Business, Denmark RUBEENA ALIAR Assistant Professor, the Institute of Land and Disaster Management, India JOHN WILLINSKY Stanford University School of Education, USA ALOKA PARASHER-SEN Saroj and Prem Singhmar Chair in Classical Indian Polity and Society, Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta, Canada DAVID YATES Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems at Bentley University, USA ANAS TAWILEH PhD Student at Cardiff University, UK ELENA MOSCHINI iSenior Lecturer in Digital Media and Communications Technology and the MA Digital Media course leader at London Metropolitan University, UK BENJAMIN KELLY Ph.D. candidate Sociology department,McMaster University, Canada KHOSROW FARAHBAKHSH Associate Professor at the School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada JULIO E. RUBIO Director for Research and Graduate Studies, Vicepresidency for Research and Technological Development, at the Tecnologico de Monterrey Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico MANUEL GONZÁLEZ-VILLA Mathematics Department at the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA SEAN CUBITT Director of the Program in Media and Communications at the University of Melbourne, Australia JOHN BYRNE Lecturer at Liverpool School of Art and Design, UK MELISSA MILTON-SMITH Head of Communications and Media at the University of Notre Dame, Australia TAMSYN GILBERT PhD student in Sociology at The New School for Social Research, New York, USA ERAN FISHER Lecturer at the College of Management Academic Studies, and at the Interdisciplinary Centre in Israel SURIYANI MUHAMAD Senior lecturer in Department of Economics, University of Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia MADELINE CARR PhD Candidate at the Australian National University, Australia OWEN DARBISHIRE Dean of Visiting Students, Pembroke College, Oxford University, UK DAVID HAKKEN Professor of Informatics and Director of Social Informatics Program and Indiana University, USA MAURIZIO TELI Researcher and scientific coordinator, Museo Tridentino di Scienze Naturali ANJALI GERA ROY Professor in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. AMARESWAR GALLA Professor of Museum Studies, the University of Queensland, Australia WILLIAM JAMES STOVER Ph.D. Professor of political science and international relations at Santa Clara University, USA MARCUS BREEN Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Northeastern University, Boston, USA EMILY D. ARTHUR recently Master's Degree in Sociology at the University of Victoria, Australia JAN LÜDERT PhD student in the department of Political Science at the University of British Columbia, Canada VERONICA SANZ Ph.D candidate at the Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science at the University Complutense of Madrid, Spain JAN NEDERVEEN PIETERSE Mellichamp Professor of global studies and sociology in the Global and International Studies Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA ROBERT M. BICHLER Lecturer at the Shanghai International Studies University (SISU), China MILI KALIA PhD student in Sociology at the University of Virginia, USA CHARLES CHIEMEKE assistant Professor of Economics at the American University of Kuwait JEAN-CLAUDE GUÉDON Professor of comparative literature at the Université de Montréal, Canada JOSÉ LUIS GONZÁLEZ QUIRÓS tenured scientist at the Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid, Spain JOSÉ ANTONIO MILLÁN member of the Ministry of Culture's 'Reading and Books Observatory' and 'Electronic Book Work Group' Spain JOHN W. WARREN iDirector of Marketing, Publications, at the RAND Corporation

Table of contents (58 chapters)

  • Properties of Technology

    Kalantzis-Cope, Phillip

    Pages 3-9

  • Technology, Innovation, Power, and Social Consequence

    Mansell, Robin

    Pages 13-25

  • The World Summit Awards Benchmarking Arabic Websites: A Case Study of Governance

    Allagui, Ilhem

    Pages 26-28

  • Test Driving E-Participation: The Case of Gipuzkoa (Basque Country)

    Unceta, Alfonso

    Pages 29-31

  • Visualizing Electricity and Magnetism: The Collaborative Development of a Multimedia Text

    George-Palilonis, Jennifer A. (et al.)

    Pages 32-33

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Emerging Digital Spaces in Contemporary Society
Book Subtitle
Properties of Technology
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-29904-7
DOI
10.1057/9780230299047
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-27346-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32397-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 382
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