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10%OFFTu, Thuy Linh N.; Hines, Alicia Headlam - TechniColor - 9780814736043 - V9780814736043
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Description for TechniColor Paperback. This text explores the relationship between race and technology. From Indian H-1B workers and Detroit techno music to karaoke and the Chicano interneta, this book uses case studies to document the use of technology - rupturing stereotypes such as Asian whizz kids and black technophobes. Editor(s): Nelson, Alondra; Tu, Thuy Linh N.; Hines, Alicia Headlam. Num Pages: 272 pages, 2 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: JFC; JFSL; PDR; UBJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 226 x 150 x 13. Weight in Grams: 298.
The cultural impact of new information and communication technologies has been a constant topic of debate, but questions of race and ethnicity remain a critical absence. TechniColor fills this gap by exploring the relationship between race and technology.From Indian H-1B Workers and Detroit techno music to karaoke and the Chicano interneta, TechniColor's specific case studies document the ways in which people of color actually use technology. The results rupture such racial stereotypes as Asian whiz-kids and Black and Latino techno-phobes, while fundamentally challenging many widely-held theoretical and political assumptions. Incorporating a broader definition of technology and technological practices--to ... Read more

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About Tu, Thuy Linh N.; Hines, Alicia Headlam
Alondra Nelson is president of the Social Science Research Council and Harold F. Linder Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study. A leading scholar of science, technology, and social inequality, she is the author most recently of The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome. Her publications also include Body and ... Read more

Reviews for TechniColor
"Technicolor is at once heroic and tragic: an anthology that will prompt new conversations."
Richard King ,Washington State University "What is revealed? Powerful visions, future-fantasies that as science fiction writer Nalo Hopkinson would argue, “can make the impossible, possible"
Resource Center for CyberCulture Studies
"New York's South Asian cabbies probably had no idea they were straddling the ... Read more

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