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Working-Class Network Society: Communication Technology and the Information Have-Less in Urban China

Jack Linchuan Qiu

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262170062
eISBN:
9780262255073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262170062.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The idea of the “digital divide,” the great social division between information haves and have-nots, has dominated policy debates and scholarly analysis since the 1990s. This book describes a more ... More


Cultures in Motion

Daniel T. Rodgers, Bhavani Raman, and Helmut Reimitz (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159096
eISBN:
9781400849895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159096.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book offers new conceptual vocabularies for understanding how cultures have trespassed across geography and social space. From the transformations of the meanings and practices of charity during ... More


Reflections

Jack Linchuan Qiu

in Working-Class Network Society: Communication Technology and the Information Have-Less in Urban China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262170062
eISBN:
9780262255073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262170062.003.0128
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter presents a summary on the main lessons set out in this book. It specifically reflects on the complex role of working-class information and communication technologies (ICTs) and the ... More


Economic and Social Networks in Reality

Akira Namatame and Shu-Heng Chen

in Agent-Based Modeling and Network Dynamics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198708285
eISBN:
9780191779404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708285.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapter 8 is concerned with economic and social networks in reality. Empirical studies of economic and social networks accumulated over the last few decades provide another impetus for work on the ... More


International Solidarity and Labour in South Africa1

Roger Southall and Andries Bezuidenhout (eds)

in Labour and Globalisation: Results and Prospects

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238171
eISBN:
9781846313431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238171.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of trade union internationalism in South Africa. It highlights the success of South African trade unions in confronting transnational corporations by mobilising ... More


The Tejano Diaspora: Mexican Americanism and Ethnic Politics in Texas and Wisconsin

Marc Simon Rodriguez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834640
eISBN:
9781469603254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877661_rodriguez
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Each spring during the 1960s and 1970s, a quarter million farm workers left Texas to travel across the nation, from the Midwest to California, to harvest America's agricultural products. During this ... More


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