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Access ContestedSecurity, Identity, and Resistance in Asian Cyberspace

Access Contested: Security, Identity, and Resistance in Asian Cyberspace

Ronald Deibert, John Palfrey, Rafal Rohozinski, and Jonathan Zittrain (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016780
eISBN:
9780262298919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016780.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

A daily battle for rights and freedoms in cyberspace is being waged in Asia. At the epicenter of this contest is China—home to the world’s largest Internet population and what is perhaps the world’s ... More

Archive EverythingMapping the Everyday

Archive Everything: Mapping the Everyday

Gabriella Giannachi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035293
eISBN:
9780262335416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035293.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book traces the evolution of the archive across the centuries by looking at primitive, Medieval, Renaissance, Victorian and contemporary archives. Crucially, the book evidences the fluidity and ... More

Bioethics in the Age of New Media

Bioethics in the Age of New Media

Joanna Zylinska

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262240567
eISBN:
9780262255141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262240567.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Bioethical dilemmas, including those over genetic screening, compulsory vaccination, and abortion, have been the subject of ongoing debates in the media, and among the public, professionals, and ... More

Carnal ResonanceAffect and Online Pornography

Carnal Resonance: Affect and Online Pornography

Susanna Paasonen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016315
eISBN:
9780262298810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016315.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Digital production tools and online networks have dramatically increased the general visibility, accessibility, and diversity of pornography, which can be accessed for free, anonymously, and in a ... More

CloserPerformance, Technologies, Phenomenology

Closer: Performance, Technologies, Phenomenology

Susan Kozel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113106
eISBN:
9780262277563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113106.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book draws on live performance practice, digital technologies, and the philosophical approach of phenomenology. The human body is placed at the center of explorations of interactive interfaces, ... More

The Cosmetic GazeBody Modification and the Construction of Beauty

The Cosmetic Gaze: Body Modification and the Construction of Beauty

Bernadette Wegenstein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232678
eISBN:
9780262301114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232678.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

If the gaze can be understood to mark the disjuncture between how we see ourselves and how we want to be seen by others, the cosmetic gaze—in this book’s formulation—is one through which the act of ... More

Education and Social MediaToward a Digital Future

Education and Social Media: Toward a Digital Future

Christine Greenhow, Julia Sonnevend, and Colin Agur (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034470
eISBN:
9780262334853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034470.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The past ten years have brought significant growth in access to Web technology and in the educational possibilities of social media. These changes challenge previous conceptualizations of education ... More

EntangledTechnology and the Transformation of Performance

Entangled: Technology and the Transformation of Performance

Chris Salter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195881
eISBN:
9780262315104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195881.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores technology’s influence on artistic performance practices in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The author shows that technologies, from the mechanical to the ... More

Families at PlayConnecting and Learning through Video Games

Families at Play: Connecting and Learning through Video Games

Sinem Siyahhan and Elisabeth Gee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037464
eISBN:
9780262344579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037464.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Video games have a bad reputation in the mainstream media. They are blamed for encouraging social isolation, promoting violence, and creating tensions between parents and children. In this book, ... More

A Future for Public Service Television

A Future for Public Service Television

Des Freedman and Vana Goblot (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

A guide to the nature, purpose, and place of public service television within a multi-platform, multichannel ecology. Television is on the verge of both decline and rebirth. Vast technological change ... More

Identity GamesGlobalization and the Transformation of Media Cultures in the New Europe

Identity Games: Globalization and the Transformation of Media Cultures in the New Europe

Aniko Imre

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262090452
eISBN:
9780262255127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262090452.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Eastern Europe's historically unprecedented and accelerated transition from late communism to late capitalism, coupled with media globalization, set in motion a scramble for cultural identity and a ... More

Imagery in the 21st Century

Imagery in the 21st Century

Oliver Grau (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015721
eISBN:
9780262315159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015721.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

We are surrounded by images as never before: On Flickr, Facebook, and YouTube; on thousands of television channels; in digital games and virtual worlds; and in media art and science. Without new ... More

Instruction and TechnologyDesigns for Everyday Learning

Instruction and Technology: Designs for Everyday Learning

Brad Mehlenbacher

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013949
eISBN:
9780262289634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013949.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The perpetual connectivity made possible by twenty-first-century technology has profoundly affected instruction and learning. Emerging technologies that upend traditional notions of communication and ... More

The News GapWhen the Information Preferences of the Media and the Public Diverge

The News Gap: When the Information Preferences of the Media and the Public Diverge

Pablo J. Boczkowski and Eugenia Mitchelstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019835
eISBN:
9780262318181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019835.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The sites of major media organizations—CNN, USA Today, the Guardian, and others—provide the public with much of the online news they consume. But although a large proportion of the top stories these ... More

Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Sasha Costanza-Chock

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028202
eISBN:
9780262322805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028202.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the changing social ideas that have determined wages for women during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The struggle between the concepts of identity, traditional ... More

Programmed VisionsSoftware and Memory

Programmed Visions: Software and Memory

Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015424
eISBN:
9780262295215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015424.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The new media thrives on cycles of obsolescence and renewal: From celebrations of cyber-everything to Y2K, from the dot-com bust to the next big things—mobile mobs, Web 3.0, cloud computing, etc. ... More

Protocol PoliticsThe Globalization of Internet Governance

Protocol Politics: The Globalization of Internet Governance

Laura DeNardis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042574
eISBN:
9780262258739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042574.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Internet has reached a critical point. The world is running out of Internet addresses. There is a finite supply of approximately 4.3 billion Internet Protocol (IP) addresses—the unique binary ... More

RelationscapesMovement, Art, Philosophy

Relationscapes: Movement, Art, Philosophy

Erin Manning

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134903
eISBN:
9780262255158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134903.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book offers a philosophy of movement, challenging the idea that movement is simple displacement in space, knowable only in terms of the actual. Exploring the relation between sensation and ... More

Scientific Collaboration on the Internet

Scientific Collaboration on the Internet

Gary M. Olson, Ann Zimmerman, and Nathan Bos (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262151207
eISBN:
9780262281041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262151207.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Modern science is increasingly collaborative, as signaled by rising numbers of coauthored papers, papers with international coauthors, and multi-investigator grants. Historically, scientific ... More

Software StudiesA Lexicon

Software Studies: A Lexicon

Matthew Fuller (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062749
eISBN:
9780262273343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This collection of short, expository, critical, and speculative texts offers a field guide to the cultural, political, social, and aesthetic impact of software. Computing and digital media are ... More

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