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Off the Network: Disrupting the Digital World

Ulises Ali Mejias

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678990
eISBN:
9781452948355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678990.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The digital world profoundly shapes how we work and consume and also how we play, socialize, create identities, and engage in politics and civic life. Indeed, we are so enmeshed in digital ... More


The Network As Method: For Organizing the World

Ulises Ali Mejias

in Off the Network: Disrupting the Digital World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678990
eISBN:
9781452948355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678990.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents the notion of the network as a template of knowing and acting up the world, and establishes the initial framework for arguing that the logic of the network is part of a ... More


Acting inside and outside the Network

Ulises Ali Mejias

in Off the Network: Disrupting the Digital World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678990
eISBN:
9781452948355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678990.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter details the relationship between the network and the self. It discusses specific biases in the manner in which the network mediates the social reality of the individual terms of ... More


Culture: Media Convergence and Networked Participation

Adrienne Russell, Mizuko Ito, Todd Richmond, and Marc Tuters

in Networked Publics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262220859
eISBN:
9780262285483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262220859.003.0003
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Related to the convergence between old and new media has been the profound transformation in the way power and information are distributed across society, geography, and technology. Thanks to ... More


Networked Publics

Kazys Varnelis (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262220859
eISBN:
9780262285483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262220859.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Digital media and network technologies are now part of everyday life. The Internet has become the backbone of communication, commerce, and media; the ubiquitous mobile phone connects us with others ... More


Proximity and Conflict

Ulises Ali Mejias

in Off the Network: Disrupting the Digital World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678990
eISBN:
9781452948355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678990.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines the motivations for unmapping the digital network by focusing on the concepts of space and surveillance. While the uniform distancelessness of nodocentric space does not ... More


Conclusion: The Meaning of Network Culture

Kazys Varnelis

in Networked Publics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262220859
eISBN:
9780262285483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262220859.003.0006
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The maturing of the Internet and mobile telephony has given rise to a new societal condition known as network culture, which highlights broader societal structures, just as concepts like modernism ... More


Place: The Networking of Public Space

Kazys Varnelis and Anne Friedberg

in Networked Publics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262220859
eISBN:
9780262285483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262220859.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The digital network is pervasive in contemporary society. The proliferation of mobile phones and the growth of broadband in developed countries have increased the everyday accessibility, ubiquity, ... More


Computers As Socializing Tools

Ulises Ali Mejias

in Off the Network: Disrupting the Digital World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678990
eISBN:
9781452948355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678990.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter studies the scientific and technological paradigms behind digital networks, and how they have been applied in the assemblage of digital social networks. The technological part of digital ... More


Introduction: On Digital Contention and Everyday Life

Mohamed Zayani

in Networked Publics and Digital Contention: The Politics of Everyday Life in Tunisia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190239763
eISBN:
9780190239800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239763.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

This introductory chapter offers a contextual analysis of the relationship between media and politics within the Middle East and North Africa region and reflects on the relevance of the Tunisian ... More


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