Off the Network: Disrupting the Digital World

Off the Network: Disrupting the Digital World

by Ulises Ali Mejias

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816679003
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 06/01/2013
Series: Electronic Mediations Series , #41
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Ulises Ali Mejias is assistant professor of communication studies at the State University of New York, College at Oswego.

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part I. Thinking the Network

1. The Network as Method for Organizing the World

2. The Privatization of Social Life

3. Computers as Socializing Tools

4. Acting Inside and Outside the Network

Part II. Unthinking the Network

5. Strategies for Unmapping Networks

6. Proximity and Conflict

7. Collaboration and Freedom

Part III. Intensifying the Network

8. The Limits of Liberation Technologies

9. The Outside of Networks as Method for Acting in the World

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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