Cyberspace Handbook

Cyberspace Handbook

by Jason Whittaker
     
 

ISBN-10: 041516835X

ISBN-13: 9780415168359

Pub. Date: 02/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Cyberspace Handbook is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of new media, information technologies and the Internet. It gives an overview of the economic, political, social and cultural contexts of cyberspace, and provides practical advice on using new technologies for research, communication and publication. The Cyberspace Handbook explores how cyberspace has

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The Cyberspace Handbook is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of new media, information technologies and the Internet. It gives an overview of the economic, political, social and cultural contexts of cyberspace, and provides practical advice on using new technologies for research, communication and publication. The Cyberspace Handbook explores how cyberspace has been constructed, how it is used and extends into areas as different as providing us immediate news or immersive games and virtual reality, the challenges raised by computer and communications technologies for areas such as copyright and cybercrime, as well as key skills in employing the Internet for research or writing and designing for the Web.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415168359
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/2004
Series:
Media Practice Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1560L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgements
Pt. IIntroduction and contexts1
1Cyberspace, digital media and the Internet3
2Mapping cyberspace22
3ICT, telecommunications and cyberspace36
Pt. IIUsing cyberspace55
4Using the Internet57
5Cyberspace technologies73
6Webcasting and digital broadcasting105
7Games and entertainment120
Pt. IIIReading/writing cyberspace145
8Sources, resources and research147
9Online news and journalism164
10Internet forms and e-zines173
11Writing for the web189
12Web design203
Pt. IVRegulations, institutions and ethics229
13Regulation and cybercrime231
14Cyberspace and the public sphere257
15Ethics in cyberspace276
Glossary286
Web resources293
Bibliography297
Index310

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