Online Territories: Globalization, Mediated Practice and Social Space (Digital Formations)

  • Publish Date: 2011-04-26
  • Binding: Paperback

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Online Territories brings key research and writings in the interdisciplinary study of new media and society together to answer questions arising from the ways in which online technologies are currently being envisioned, used, and experienced. The book offers an up-to-date contextualization of online practices and explores, from a variety of perspectives, the emergence of new experiences and routines in relation to and new conceptions of social space. This volume addresses the need for further, research-based contextualization of preexisting theories related with globalization, mobility, citizenship and civic participation, socio-spatial dynamics, network society, and others. Online territories are traced in relation to three distinct and interrelated pathways the everyday; the civic and the public; and the transnational/translocal by taking mediation, communicative practice, and social space as departure points. The book includes an afterword by David Morley.

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