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Adrian Athique - Digital Media and Society: An Introduction - 9780745662282 - V9780745662282
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Digital Media and Society: An Introduction

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Description for Digital Media and Society: An Introduction Hardcover. The rise of digital media has been widely regarded as transforming the nature of our social experience in the twenty-first century. The speed with which new forms of connectivity and communication are being incorporated into our everyday lives often gives us little time to stop and consider the social implications of those practices. Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFD; JHB; UBJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 250 x 171 x 21. Weight in Grams: 690.

The rise of digital media has been widely regarded as transforming the nature of our social experience in the twenty-first century. The speed with which new forms of connectivity and communication are being incorporated into our everyday lives often gives us little time to stop and consider the social implications of those practices. Nonetheless, it is critically important that we do so, and this sociological introduction to the field of digital technologies is intended to enable a deeper understanding of their prominent role in everyday life.

The fundamental theoretical and ethical debates on the sociology of the digital media are ... Read more

As an entry-level pathway for students in sociology, media, communications and cultural studies, the aim of this work is to situate the rise of digital media within the context of a complex and rapidly changing world. Show Less

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Polity
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780745662282
SKU
V9780745662282
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-50

About Adrian Athique
Adrian Athique is senior lecturer at the University of Waikato, New Zealand.

Reviews for Digital Media and Society: An Introduction
"A concise and eclectic yet satisfactorily rich and well contextualized account of digital life." Canadian Journal of Sociology ‘Adrian Athique’s introduction brings digital media, and its culture, politics and economics, into sharp focus. This book provides an essential outline of the digital world; it is accessible to all while remaining complex enough to be accurate.’ ... Read more

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