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Future Active

Author : Graham Meikle
ISBN : 9781136727085
Genre : Computers
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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

International Handbook Of Internet Research

Author : Jeremy Hunsinger
ISBN : 1402097891
Genre : Computers
File Size : 32. 96 MB
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Internet research spans many disciplines. From the computer or information s- ences, through engineering, and to social sciences, humanities and the arts, almost all of our disciplines have made contributions to internet research, whether in the effort to understand the effect of the internet on their area of study, or to investigate the social and political changes related to the internet, or to design and develop so- ware and hardware for the network. The possibility and extent of contributions of internet research vary across disciplines, as do the purposes, methods, and outcomes. Even the epistemological underpinnings differ widely. The internet, then, does not have a discipline of study for itself: It is a ?eld for research (Baym, 2005), an open environment that simultaneously supports many approaches and techniques not otherwise commensurable with each other. There are, of course, some inhibitions that limit explorations in this ?eld: research ethics, disciplinary conventions, local and national norms, customs, laws, borders, and so on. Yet these limits on the int- net as a ?eld for research have not prevented the rapid expansion and exploration of the internet. After nearly two decades of research and scholarship, the limits are a positive contribution, providing bases for discussion and interrogation of the contexts of our research, making internet research better for all. These ‘limits,’ challenges that constrain the theoretically limitless space for internet research, create boundaries that give de?nition to the ?eld and provide us with a particular topography that enables research and investigation.

Favela Media Activism

Author : Leonardo Custódio
ISBN : 9781498530002
Genre : History
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This book is an in-depth ethnographic and interdisciplinary study about how young people engage in media activism in impoverished and violence-ridden favelas in Rio de Janeiro. It analyzes uses of media and mobilization for struggles for human rights and social change in contexts of racial and social inequalities and discrimination.

The Routledge Companion To Media And Activism

Author : Graham Meikle
ISBN : 9781315475035
Genre : Law
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The Routledge Companion to Media and Activism is a wide-ranging collection of 42 original and authoritative essays by leading contributors from a variety of academic disciplines. Introducing and exploring central debates about the diverse relationships between both media and protest, and communication and social change, the book offers readers a reliable and informed guide to understanding how media and activism influence one another. The expert contributors examine the tactics and strategies of protest movements, and how activists organize themselves and each other; they investigate the dilemmas of media coverage and the creation of alternative media spaces and platforms; and they emphasize the importance of creativity and art in social change. Bringing together case studies and contributors from six continents, the collection is organized around themes that address past, present and future developments from around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Activism is an essential reference and guide for those who want to understand this vital area.

The Internet And Politics

Author : Sarah Oates
ISBN : 9781134277025
Genre : Political Science
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This volume explores the nature of the Internet's impact on civil society, addressing the following central questions: is the Internet qualitatively different from the more traditional forms of the media? has the Internet demonstrated real potential to improve civil society through a wider provision of information, an enhancement of communication between government and citizen, or via better state transparency? does the Internet pose a threat to the coherence of civil society as people are encouraged to abandon shared media experiences and pursue narrow interests? in authoritarian states, does the Internet function as a beacon for free speech or as another tool for propaganda?

Media International Australia

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ISBN : UIUC:30112057704782
Genre : Australia
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Screen Media Arts

Author : Hart Cohen
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132190161
Genre : Art
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Screen Media Arts is an introduction to screen media production and screen media concepts for students seeking a comprehensive but contemporary take on International and Australian film and screen media.The approach of this book is to offer both a conceptual and technical introduction to media production in which theory and practice are given equal emphasis. The book is divided into several sections with case histories and production examples drawn from the history of media - photography and photomedia, cinema and video, digital media and the Internet.Significantly the book includes an embedded DVD with production exercises and demos (the DML or digital media lab) and provides the reader with links and many other resources for media production practice. The book also provides historical and conceptual contexts for selected practices andtechniques and key information about the media production industries in Australia.

Community Media

Author : Ellie Rennie
ISBN : 0742539253
Genre : Political Science
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This concise, well-written book will help readers understand the ongoing fascination with do-it-yourself media. Ellie Rennie explains how community media has, since its beginning, challenged the theoretical and industrial frameworks of the mainstream. A clear and useful guide for students, Community Media lays out the difficult theoretical terrain that community media theory and advocacy has located itself in, including the ideals of participation, community, and social change.

The Internet

Author : Hilary W. Poole
ISBN : 1851096590
Genre : Computers
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Illuminating the reality of worldwide access to information, this expanded three-volume set is a one-stop resource for Internet history, biographies of key figures, and analysis of how the Internet operates.

International Handbook Of Children Media And Culture

Author : Kirsten Drotner
ISBN : UOM:39015077618828
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Deliberately selected to represent as many parts of the globe as possible, and with a commitment to recognizing both the similarities and differences in children and young people's lives - from China to Denmark, from Canada to India, from Japan to Iceland, from - the authors offer a rich contextualization of children's engagement with their particular media and communication environment, while also pursuing cross-cutting themes in terms of comparative and global trends.

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