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Net Work: Ethics and Values in Web Design

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Net Workprovides adetailed study of the work of web designers.It drawson empirical research carried out from the birth of web design as an area of work in the 1990s to its professionalization in the twenty-first century and addresses the politics of building an inclusive WWW for people of diverse abilities.

About the Author

HELEN KENNEDY is Lecturer in New Media in the Institute of Communication Studies at the University of Leeds, UK. This is her first monograph, but she has contributed articles to journals such as Information Communication and Society and New Media and Society and is co-editor of an essay collection Cyborg Lives? Women's Technobiographies (York University: Raw Nerve Press, 2001). She has also worked as a web designer and taught web design.

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables

Acknowledgements

PART I: FRAMING WEB DESIGN

A Book About Web Design

A Framework for Thinking About Web Design

A Brief History of Web Design

PART II: ETHICS AND VALUES IN WEB DESIGN

Web Standards and the Self-Regulation of Web Designers

The Fragile Ethics of Web Accessibility

Going the Extra Mile? Web Accessibility for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Does User Activity Threaten the Cultural Industries? Web Designers Ethical Responses

Narrow Fame: Micro-Celebrities Making Good of Conditions Not of Their Own Making

The (Ethical) Future(s) of Web Design

Notes

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230231405
Author:
Kennedy, Helen
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Subject:
Digital Media - General
Subject:
Networking - Intranets
Subject:
Extranets
Subject:
Internet - Application Development
Subject:
Networking - Intranets & Extranets
Subject:
Sociology-Media
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20111231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
27 b/w illustrations, 3 b/w tables
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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