Internet (Routledge Introductions to Media and Communications)

Internet (Routledge Introductions to Media and Communications)

By: Stefano Tardini (author), Lorenzo Cantoni (author)Hardback

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From music to gaming, information gathering to eLearning; eCommerce to eGovernment, Lorenzo Cantoni and Stefano Tardini's absorbing introduction considers the internet as a communication technology; the opportunities it affords us, the limitations it imposes and the functions it allows. Internet explores: * the political economy of the internet * hypertext * computer mediated communication * websites as communication * conceptualizing users of the internet * internet communities and practices. Perfect for students studying this modern phenomenon, and a veritable e-feast for all cyber junkies.

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Contents

1. The Political Economy of the Internet 2. Computer Mediated Communication: Features and Technologies 3. Hypertext 4. Websites as Communication 5. Conceptualising Users of the Internet: Traces and Search Engines 6. Internet: Communities and Practices

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/03/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780415352253
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780415352253
  • weight: 408
  • ISBN10: 0415352258

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