An Introduction to New Media and Cybercultures

An Introduction to New Media and Cybercultures

By: Pramod K. Nayar (author)Hardback

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This introduction to cybercultures provides a cutting-edge and much needed guide to the rapidly changing world of new media and communication.* Considers cyberculture and new media through contemporary race, gender and sexuality studies and postcolonial theory* Offers a clear analysis of some of the most complex issues in cybercultures, including identity, network societies, new geographies, and connectivity* Includes discussions of gaming, social networking, geography, net-democracy, aesthetics, popular internet culture, the body, sexuality and politics* Examines key questions in the political economy, racialization, gendering and governance of cyberculture

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Pramod K. Nayar teaches at the Department of English, University of Hyderabad, India. His most recent books include Virtual Worlds: Culture and Politics in the Age of Cybertechnology (2004), Reading Culture: Theory, Praxis, Politics (2006), An Introduction to Cultural Studies (2008), and Cybercultures: An Anthology (Wiley-Blackwell 2010).


Preface and Acknowledgments. 1. "Reading" Cybercultures. 2. Popular Cybercultures. 3. Bodies. 4. Subcultures. 5. Gender and Sexualities. 6. Public Spaces. 7. Cybercultures: New Formations. Conclusion. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 08/01/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781405181679
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781405181679
  • weight: 542
  • ISBN10: 1405181672

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