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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

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

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