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The Digital Street

Jeffrey Lane

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780199381265
eISBN:
9780199381302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381265.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Culture

This book delves into the street-level experience of a set of African American and Latino teenagers and adults worried about or after them. It argues that the risks and opportunities associated with ... More


‘Things That Should Be Short’: Perec, Sei Shōnagon, Twitter and the Uses of Banality

Anthony McCosker and Rowan Wilken

in The Afterlives of Georges Perec

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401241
eISBN:
9781474435031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401241.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter reconsiders Twitter as a ‘machinery that produces banality’ and the criticisms this attracts, by approaching it via the work of Georges Perec, and his enduring interest in the musings of ... More


Code Switching

Jeffrey Lane

in The Digital Street

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780199381265
eISBN:
9780199381302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381265.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Culture

Chapter 3 explores the primary challenge of the digital street: managing its visibility. This chapter reveals how teenagers in Harlem use online spaces to live out varied and contradictory ... More


United States: Manufacturing Consensus Online

Samuel C. Woolley and Douglas Guilbeault

in Computational Propaganda: Political Parties, Politicians, and Political Manipulation on Social Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190931407
eISBN:
9780190934095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931407.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Do bots have the capacity to influence the flow of political information over social media? This chapter answers this question through two methodological avenues: a) a qualitative analysis of how ... More


China: An Alternative Model of a Widespread Practice

Gillian Bolsover

in Computational Propaganda: Political Parties, Politicians, and Political Manipulation on Social Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190931407
eISBN:
9780190934095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931407.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Computational propaganda is a growing concern in Western democracies, with evidence of online opinion manipulation orchestrated by robots, fake accounts, and misinformation in many recent political ... More


Conclusion: Political Parties, Politicians, and Computational Propaganda

Samuel C. Woolley and Philip N. Howard

in Computational Propaganda: Political Parties, Politicians, and Political Manipulation on Social Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190931407
eISBN:
9780190934095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931407.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Political communication around the world has evolved significantly through social media. Changes are apparent both in terms of social practices and core technological tools: these include the ... More


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