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Critical perspectives on the Internet

Critical perspectives on the Internet

Author: Greg Elmer
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This critical reader of essays places the boom and bust years of the Internet in a broad cultural context. Exploring the world of HTML, Web browsers, cookies, online Net guides, portals and ISPs,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Elmer
ISBN: 0742511316 9780742511316 0742511324 9780742511323
OCLC Number: 1131264683
Description: xiii, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Preface: A Critical Primer for the Internet Part 2 Part I: Critical Introductions Chapter 3 Disorganizing the "New Technology" Chapter 4 A Critical History of the Internet Part 5 Part II: Net Architecture Chapter 6 The Case of Web Browser Cookies: Enabling/Disabling Convenience and Relevance on the Web Chapter 7 Surfing for Knowledge in the Information Society Part 8 Part III: Rethinking Net Communities Chapter 9 The Myth of the Unmarked Net Speaker Chapter 10 Digitizing and Globalizing Indigenous Voices: The Zapatista Movement Part 11 Part IV: Globalization and Governance Chapter 12 E-Capital and the Many-Headed Hydra Chapter 13 Convergence Policy: It's Not What You Dance, It's the Way You Dance It Chapter 14 Internet Globalization and the Political Economy of Infrastructure
Responsibility: edited by Greg Elmer.


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With focused breadth and critical depth, this timely volume will undoubtedly quicken our thinking and writing about this emerging field-one that has always understood itself in terms of speed and Read more...

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