An Introduction to Cybercultures

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Overview

An Introduction to Cybercultures provides an accessible guide to the major forms, practices and meanings of this rapidly-growing field. From the evolution of hardware and software to the emergence of cyberpunk film and fiction, David Bell introduces readers to the key aspects of cyberculture, including email, the Internet, digital imaging technologies, computer games and digital special effects.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415246590
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/12/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,341,914
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Meet the Author

David Bell is Reader in Cultural Studies at Staffordshire University. He is the co-editor of The Cybercultures Reader (Routledge 2000), and co-author of Consuming Geographies (Routledge 1997).

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
1 Cybercultures: an introduction 1
2 Storying cyberspace 1: material and symbolic stories 6
3 Storying cyberspace 2: experiential stories 30
4 Cultural studies in cyberspace 65
5 Community and cyberculture 92
6 Identities in cyberculture 113
7 Bodies in cyberculture 137
8 Cybersubcultures 163
9 Researching cybercultures 186
10 Last words 205
Further reading 208
Glossary 212
Bibliography 221
Index 239
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