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Handbook of New Media: Student Edition

Handbook of New Media: Student Edition

By: Sonia Livingstone (editor), Leah A. Lievrouw (editor)Paperback

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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." - Ellen Wartella, University of Texas, Austin "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." - William H Dutton, University of Southern California "A truly comprehensive and authoritative volume. This Handbook will be an absolutely essential text for anyone concerned with social aspects of the new media." - Kevin Robins, Goldsmiths, University of London 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: Improved organization of material to make it more accessible for students and easier to incorporate into course designAn introduction by the editors, which clearly lays out the main themes in new media studies as well as providing instructors with a guide to how to get the most out of the handbook in the classroomAll chapters are updated to combine classic studies and background material with latest developments in the field. 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.

About Author

Sonia Livingstone is Professor of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science. With longstanding interests in audiences, policy, citizen values and changes in media environments and infrastructures, she has most recently been focused on digital and online technologies and the opportunities and risks these offer to children and young people in private and public spaces. She has coordinated and led the EU Kids Online project since 2006.


Part One: New Media, Culture and SocietyInterpersonal Life Online - Nancy BaymCreating Community with Media: History, Theories and Scientific Investigations - Nicholas W JankowskiChildren and New Media - David BuckinghamPerspectives on Internet Use - Ronald E Rice and Caroline Haythornthwaite Access, Involvement and InteractionNew Media and Small Group Organizing - Andrea B Hollingshead and Noshir S Contractor Culture and New Media: A Historical View - Mark PosterCultural Studies and Communication Technology - Jennifer Daryl Slack and J Macgregor WisePower and Political Culture - Timothy W LukePart Two: Technology Systems, Design and Industries - Patrice FlichyNew Media History Exploring Models of Interactivity from Multiple Research Traditions - Sally J McMillan Users, Documents, SystemsHow to Infrastructure - Susan Leigh Star and Geoffrey C BowkerNew Media Design and Development - Leah A Lievrouw Diffusion of Innovations vs Social Shaping of TechnologyNew Media and New Economy Cluster Dynamics - Philip CookeGlobalization and the Structure of New Media Industries - Terry Flew and Stephen McElhinneyUniversal Access to the New Information Infrastructure - Heather E HudsonPart Three: New Media, Institutions and Governance - Stefaan G VerhulstThe Regulation of Digital Content From Hierarchies to Network Firms - Francois Bar with Caroline SimardNew Media and the Economics of Information - Don LambertonNew Media and Trade Policy - Anders Henten and Knud Erik SkoubyThe Governance of Media Markets - Bella Mody, Harry M Trebing and Laura SteinNew Global Media and The Role of the State - Laura Stein and Nikhil SinhaThe Information Society Revisited - Frank Webster

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412918732
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 496
  • ID: 9781412918732
  • ISBN10: 1412918731

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