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Web.Studies
     

Web.Studies

by Ross Horsley
 

Bringing together the work of scholars, experts, and established online authors, this comprehensive book offers an analysis of both contemporary Web-based culture and arts and the impact of the Web on international economics, politics, and law. This second edition of Web.Studies combines updated chapters from the first edition with completely new chapters on the

Overview

Bringing together the work of scholars, experts, and established online authors, this comprehensive book offers an analysis of both contemporary Web-based culture and arts and the impact of the Web on international economics, politics, and law. This second edition of Web.Studies combines updated chapters from the first edition with completely new chapters on the latest developments and controversies in cyberspace. Beginning with an introduction to the Web and how it works, the book outlines the theories and methodology of cyberculture studies, before moving on to explore aspects of everyday life online, art and commerce, global communities and the politics of Internet access and activism.

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Praise for the first edition: "It is a thoughtful and well-balanced general overview of the subject that will be required reading on many undergraduate courses."—Convergence

Convergence

A thoughtful and well-balanced general overview of the subject that will be required reading on many undergraduate courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340814727
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Series:
A Hodder Arnold Publication
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.15(w) x 9.44(h) x 0.77(d)

Meet the Author

DAvid Gauntlett is Professor of Media and Audiences at the University of Bournemouth. Ross Horsley is completing a Ph.D. at the Institute of Communication Studies, University of Leeds.

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