Managing the Infosphere: Governance, Technology, and Cultural Practice in Motion

Managing the Infosphere: Governance, Technology, and Cultural Practice in Motion

by Stephen D. McDowell, Philip E. Steinberg, Tami K. Tomasello
     
 

ISBN-10: 1592132804

ISBN-13: 9781592132805

Pub. Date: 01/28/2008

Publisher: Temple University Press

Drawing on their expertise in geography, political science, international relations, and communication studies, McDowell, Steinberg, and Tomasello investigate specific policy problems encountered as international organizations, corporations, and individual users try to "manage" a space that simultaneously contradicts and supports existing institutions and

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Overview

Drawing on their expertise in geography, political science, international relations, and communication studies, McDowell, Steinberg, and Tomasello investigate specific policy problems encountered as international organizations, corporations, and individual users try to "manage" a space that simultaneously contradicts and supports existing institutions and systems of governance, identity, and technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592132805
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments   

Chapter 1:     Managing the Infosphere   
Chapter 2:     Managing Technological Change
Chapter 3:     Scales of Governance, Governance of Scales
Chapter 4:    Communication Technology, Mobility, and Cultural Consumption
Chapter 5:     Internet Names, Semiotics, and Alternative Spaces of Governance
Chapter 6:    Fixity, Mobility, and the Governance of Internet Names
Chapter 7:     The Infosphere: A World of Places, an Ocean of Information or a Special Administrative Region?
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