An Introduction to New Media and Cybercultures / Edition 1

An Introduction to New Media and Cybercultures / Edition 1

by Pramod K. Nayar
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405181672

ISBN-13: 9781405181679

Pub. Date: 01/19/2010

Publisher: Wiley

This introduction to cybercultures provides a cutting-edge and much needed guide to the rapidly changing world of new media and communication.

  • Considers cyberculture and new media through contemporary race, gender and sexuality studies and postcolonial theory
  • Offers a clear analysis of some of the most complex issues in cybercultures, including

Overview

This introduction to cybercultures provides a cutting-edge and much needed guide to the rapidly changing world of new media and communication.

  • Considers cyberculture and new media through contemporary race, gender and sexuality studies and postcolonial theory
  • Offers a clear analysis of some of the most complex issues in cybercultures, including identity, network societies, new geographies, and connectivity
  • Includes discussions of gaming, social networking, geography, net-democracy, aesthetics, popular internet culture, the body, sexuality and politics
  • Examines key questions in the political economy, racialization, gendering and governance of cyberculture

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405181679
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/19/2010
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments vi

1 “Reading” Cybercultures 1

2 Popular Cybercultures 30

3 Bodies 65

4 Subcultures 87

5 Gender and Sexualities 115

6 Public Spaces 136

7 Cybercultures: New Formations 157

Conclusion 173

Glossary 183

Bibliography 187

Index 214

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