Digital Disability: The Social Construction of Disability in New Media / Edition 1by Christopher Newell
Pub. Date: 01/15/2003
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Media representation of and for the disabled has been recharged in recent years with the expansion of new media worldwide. Interactive digital communicationssuch as the Internet, new varieties of voice and text telephones, and digital broadcastinghave created a need for a more innovative understanding of new media and disability issues. This engaging analysis offers a global perspective on how people with disabilities are represented as users, consumers, viewers, or listeners of new media, by policymakers, corporations, programmers, and the disabled themselves.
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
- Publication date:
- Critical Media Studies: Institutions, Politics, and Culture Series
- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 5.82(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.49(d)
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