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The Cybercultures Reader brings together key writings covering the whole spectrum of cyberspace and related new technologies to explore the ways in which new technologies are reshaping cultural forms and practices at the turn of the century. The reader is divided into thematic sections focussing on key issues such as subcultures in cyberspace, posthumanism and cyberbodies, and pop-cultural depictions of human-machine interaction. Key features include: each section features an introduction locating the essays in their theoretical and technological context; editor's introduction and accompanying user's guide; extensive bibliography Issues include: theoretical approaches to cyberculture; representations in fiction and on film; the development of distinct cyber-subcultures; feminist and queer approaches within cyberculture. Anne Balsamo, Michael Benedikt, Gareth Branwyn, Scott Bukatman, Lisa Cartwright, Susan Clerc, David B Downing, Arturo Escobar, Mike Featherstone, Jennifer Gonzalez, Donna Haraway, Alison Landsberg,

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The writings collected here provide a guide to the ways new technologies are re-shaping cultural forms and practices. The editors provide an introduction to the study of cyberculture, a user's guide to the volume, introductions to each thematic section, and a bibliography of cybertexts. Sections discuss issues like popular cybercultures, cybersubcultures, cyberfeminisms, cybersexualities, cyberbodies, post [cyber]bodies, scaling cyberspace, and cybercolonization.
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Synopsis:

"The Cybercultures Reader" brings together articles covering the whole spectrum of cyberspace and related new technologies to explore the ways in which these technologies are reshaping cultural forms and practices at the turn of the century. The reader is divided into thematic sections focussing on key issues such as subcultures in cyberspace, posthumanism and cyberbodies and pop-cultural depictions of human-machine interaction. Key features include:

* section introductions locating the essays in their theoretical and technological context

* editor's introduction and accompanying user's guide

* extensive bibliography

Synopsis:

This text brings together articles covering the whole spectrum of cyberspace and related new technologies to explore the ways in which new technologies are reshaping cultural forms and practices at the turn of the century.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415183796
Editor:
Bell, David
Editor:
Kennedy, Barbara M.
Editor:
Bell, David
Editor:
Kennedy, Barbara M.
Author:
Bell, David
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
London :
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Technology
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Computers and civilization
Subject:
Cyberspace
Subject:
Ordinateurs et civilisation
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Cyberespace
Subject:
Cyberspace -- Social aspects.
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
no. 20
Publication Date:
20000331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
9.60x7.06x1.67 in. 2.99 lbs.

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Product details 768 pages Routledge - English 9780415183796 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "The Cybercultures Reader" brings together articles covering the whole spectrum of cyberspace and related new technologies to explore the ways in which these technologies are reshaping cultural forms and practices at the turn of the century. The reader is divided into thematic sections focussing on key issues such as subcultures in cyberspace, posthumanism and cyberbodies and pop-cultural depictions of human-machine interaction. Key features include:

* section introductions locating the essays in their theoretical and technological context

* editor's introduction and accompanying user's guide

* extensive bibliography

"Synopsis" by , This text brings together articles covering the whole spectrum of cyberspace and related new technologies to explore the ways in which new technologies are reshaping cultural forms and practices at the turn of the century.
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