Networked Neighbourhoods: The Connected Community in Context

Networked Neighbourhoods: The Connected Community in Context

by Patrick Purcell (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006)

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The setting for this book is the networked community. The treatment of the subject matter is broad and interdisciplinary, with contributions from computer science, sociology, design, human factors and communication technology. The chapter contributors, drawn from across Europe and North America, offer a varied

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849965675
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 10/18/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006
Pages: 430
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors A: NETWORKS & NEIGHBOURS
Chap 1 : 'Networked Neighbourhoods: A Purview' - Patrick Purcell B: CONNECTED COMMUNITY
Chap 2: 'Community Practice in the Network Society: Pathways Toward Civic Intelligence' - Peter Day and Douglas Schuler
Chap 3: 'Social Networks & the Nature of Communities' - Howard Rheingold
Chap 4: 'Community Informatics for Community Development: Hope or Hype?' - William Pitkin
Chap 5: 'Knowledge and the Local Community' - Alan McCluskey
Chap 6: 'Connected Memories in a Networked Digital Era : a moving paradigm' - Federico Casalegno
Chap 7: 'Community and Communication: A rounded perspective' - Jennifer Kayahara C: THE RESEARCH IMPETUS
Chap 8: 'Connected Lives: the project' - Barry Wellman and Bernie Hogan with Kristen Berg, Jeffrey Boase, Juan-Antonio Carrasco, Rochelle Côté, Jennifer Kayahara, Tracy L. M. Kennedy and Phuoc Tran
Chap 9: 'The Impact of the Internet on Local and Distant Social Ties' - A. Kavanaugh, T.T. Zin, M.B. Rosson and J.M. Carroll
Chap 10: 'The Magic Lounge: Connecting Island Communities Through Varied Communication Services' - Thomas Rist, Niels Ole Bernsen, Jean-Claude Martin
Chap 11: 'The Digital Hug: Enhancing Emotional Communication Through Creative Scenarios' - Verena Seibert Giller, Manfred Tscheligi, Reinhard Sefelin, Anu Kankainen
Chap 12: 'Ambient Intelligence: Human - Agent Interactions in a Networked Community' - Kostas Stathis, Oscar de Bruijn, Robert Spence, Patrick Purcell D: MEDIATED HUMAN COMMUNICATION
Chap 13: 'Beyond Communication: Human Connectedness as a Research Agenda' - Stefan Agamanolis
Chap 14: 'Presence: helping older people to engage with their local communities' - William Gaver, Jacob Beaver
Chap 15: 'Enhancing Community Communication: the role of interactive displays in comparable settings' - Antonietta Grasso, Frederic Roulland, Dave Snowdon
Chap 16: 'Serving Visitor Communities: AMediated Experience of the Arts' - Patrizia Marti, Gregory O’Hare, Michael O'Grady, Massimo Zancanaro, Elena Not, Alberto Bianchi, Mick O’Donnell

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