Handbook of New Media: Student Edition
Leah A Lievrouw, Sonia M. Livingstone
SAGE, Jan 17, 2006 - Business & Economics - 475 pages
Praise for the First Edition:
"A landmark volume that provides a foundation stone for a new subject - the study of new media. It is stunningly well-edited, offering a very high standard of original contributions in a skilfully orchestrated and organised textbook."
- James Curran, Goldsmiths, University of London
"The first major review of interactive technologies and their cultural and social context. This is more than a welcome addition to one's library; it is the authoritative overview of international research perspectives on interactive media technologies by leading scholars around the world."
"A landmark for the study of information and communication technologies within the field of communication. Its international team of editors and authors has brought together insights gained from over two decades of scholarly research. This indispensable reference demonstrates an increased maturity and stature for "new media" research within the field."
"A truly comprehensive and authoritative volume. This Handbook will be an absolutely essential text for anyone concerned with social aspects of the new media."
Thoroughly revised and updated, this Student Edition of the successful Handbook of New Media has been abridged to showcase the best of the hardback edition. It stakes out the boundaries of new media research and scholarship and provides a definitive statement of the current state of the field. Features new to the student edition include:
The first edition of the Handbook immediately established itself as the central reference work in the field. This new revised edition offers students the most comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the area.
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Interpersonal Life Online
Creating Community with Media History Theories and Scientific Investigations
Children and New Media
Perspectives on Internet Use Access Involvement and Interaction
New Media and Small Group Organizing
Culture and New Media A Historical View
Cultural Studies and Communication Technology
Power and Political Culture
New Media and New Economy Cluster Dynamics
Globalization and the Structure of New Media Industries
Universal Access to the New Information Infrastructure
New Media Institutions and Governance
The Regulation of Digital Content
From Hierarchies to Network Firms
New Media and the Economics of Information
New Media and Trade Policy
Technology Systems Design and Industries
New Media History
Exploring Models of Interactivity from Multiple Research Traditions Users Documents and Systems
How to Infrastructure
New Media Design and Development Diffusion of Innovations v Social Shaping of Technology