Society Online: The Internet in Context

Society Online: The Internet in Context

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Within the developed world, much of society experiences political, economic, and cultural life through a set of communication technologies barely older than many citizens. Society Online: The Internet in Context examines how new media technologies have not simply diffused across society, but how they have rapidly and deeply become embedded in our organizations and institutions. Society Online is not exclusively devoted to a particular technology, or specifically the Internet, but to a range of technologies and technological possibilities labeled qnew media.q Rather than trying to cover every possible topic relating to new communication technologies, this unique text is organized by how these new technologies mediate the community, political, economic, personal, and global spheres of our social lives. Editors Philip N. Howard and Steve Jones explore the multiple research methods that are required to understand the embeddedness of new media.The internet, 1995a€“2000: Access, civic involvement, and social interaction. American ... Retrieved April 22, 2003, from prc_politics_report.pdf Putnam, R.D. ... Politics on the nets: Wiring the political process.

Title:Society Online: The Internet in Context
Author:Philip N. Howard, Steve Jones
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2003-10-01


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