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Media naturalness theory: human evolution and behaviour towards electronic communication technologies

Ned Kock

in Applied Evolutionary Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586073
eISBN:
9780191731358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586073.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides a discussion of what has become known as media naturalness theory, a theory of communication media with a special focus on electronic communication, and developed based on human ... More


Communication Technology and Friendship During the Transition from High School to College

Jonathon N. Cummings, John B. Lee, and Robert Kraut

in Computers, Phones, and the Internet: Domesticating Information Technology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195312805
eISBN:
9780199847730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312805.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the use of the Internet by young people to maintain social ties after they move from high school to college. It finds that when young adults move away from home to go to ... More


The Media in Social Development in Contemporary Africa

Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

in Media and Identity in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter deals with the developmental implications of contemporary mass communication media in Africa. In examining the intersections between the media and development, it is important to analyse ... More


The Power of Thought

Bernard Cooke

in Power and the Spirit of God: Toward an Experience-Based Pneumatology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195174519
eISBN:
9780199835119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174518.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Thought lies behind the power of symbols to communicate understandings and influence actions. Ideas have consequences. Influence of ideologies and communications media on culture. The central role of ... More


The Network is the Message

Manuel Castells

in The Internet Galaxy: Reflections on the Internet, Business, and Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199255771
eISBN:
9780191698279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255771.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter begins by describing the network as the organizational form of the Information Age, with the Internet as its technological basis. It discusses the network’s advantages in terms of ... More


Patristics and Public Debate

Arnoud S. Q. Visser

in Reading Augustine in the Reformation: The Flexibility of Intellectual Authority in Europe, 1500-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199765935
eISBN:
9780199895168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765935.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

At the end of the sixteenth century parallel debates arose in both Catholic and Reformed areas of Europe on the role of divine grace and human free will. Augustine's works against the Pelagians ... More


Assessing the impact of social cohesion initiatives in a media age: methodological and theoretical considerations

Roger Grimshaw and Kate Smart

in Promoting social cohesion: Implications for policy and evaluation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426956
eISBN:
9781447303084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426956.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter develops the methodological and theoretical thinking about how to assess cohesion initiatives in an age of heightened and diverse media communications. It also describes how the concept ... More


Introduction

Brenton J. Malin

in Feeling Mediated: A History of Media Technology and Emotion in America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762790
eISBN:
9780814770153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762790.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter describes the book's aim of examining the consequences of various rhetorics—how language shapes one's view of oneself and of the world, and creates possibilities for ... More


Music, Sound and Multimedia: From the Live to the Virtual

Jamie Sexton (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625338
eISBN:
9780748671038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625338.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is part of a series which aims to explore the area of ‘screen music’. Volume topics include multimedia music, music and television, Hollywood film music, and the music of Bollywood cinema. ... More


Technocratic Organization: The Power of Networks

Anders Esmark

in The New Technocracy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529200874
eISBN:
9781529200898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200874.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The new technocratic pursuit of an imperative but difficult transition to a network state in the ‘information age’ is analyzed. Focusing on the interplay between technology and organization, the ... More


Ethical Subjects in Contemporary Culture

Dave Boothroyd

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748640096
eISBN:
9780748693795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640096.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book presents an original perspective on Emmanuel Levinas's account of the ethical Subject as contingently and empirically embedded in everyday experience and situations. It explores the ... More


Communication and Disciplinarity

Christine Hine

in Systematics as Cyberscience: Computers, Change, and Continuity in Science

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083713
eISBN:
9780262275408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083713.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter analyzes the field of communication practices in which the systematics constituted. The author focuses on the existing publishing system in systematics and explores the ways in which ... More


Introduction

in Interacting with Print: Elements of Reading in the Era of Print Saturation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226469140
eISBN:
9780226469287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469287.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This introductory chapter gives a brief overview of the print culture during the eighteenth to nineteenth centuries, as European culture can most fully be described as a “print culture” in these two ... More


Coda: “This Which is Wrote in a Hurry”

Russ Castronovo

in Propaganda 1776: Secrets, Leaks, and Revolutionary Communications in Early America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199354900
eISBN:
9780199354931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354900.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

The Coda looks back at the discussions in this book. This book has provided a long history of the concept of propaganda in an effort to grasp the importance of media communications during the ... More


Getting the Word Out: The Media as Cheerleader and Megaphone

Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson

in The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199832637
eISBN:
9780190252601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199832637.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses how the structure and dynamics of US communications media provided Tea Party organizers with the publicity and access needed to flourish and have a major impact on governance. ... More


Conclusion

Brenton J. Malin

in Feeling Mediated: A History of Media Technology and Emotion in America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762790
eISBN:
9780814770153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762790.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter explains how media physicalism ignores the larger legal, cultural, historical, and economic contexts by limiting its attention to a technological and physiological conception ... More


The End of Cinema?

André Gaudreault and Philippe Marion

in The End of Cinema?: A Medium in Crisis in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231173575
eISBN:
9780231539388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173575.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter addresses the issue of the changing climate of cinema in the advent of digital technology. In this age of media hybridity, cinema-as-a-medium has found a place among the ... More


Absolute Sounding Images: Abstract Film and Radio Drama of the 1920s as Complementary Forms of a Media-Specific Art

Dieter Daniels

in The Music and Sound of Experimental Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190469894
eISBN:
9780190469931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190469894.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the Weimar Republic in the years between 1920 and 1930, the then “new” media of film and radio led to absolute forms of art whose aesthetics were guided by their idiosyncratic technological ... More


Recipes for Sale: Intersections between Manuscript and Print Cultures

Elaine Leong

in Recipes and Everyday Knowledge: Medicine, Science, and the Household in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583495
eISBN:
9780226583525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583525.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By the 1650s, the London booksellers’ shelves were packed with printed recipe collections. With titles like A Choice Manual of Rare and Select Secrets (1653), The Marrow of Physicke, or A Learned ... More


In and Out of Time: Is There Anything New under the Cyber-Sun?

Martin Kemp

in Imagery in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015721
eISBN:
9780262315159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015721.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This section represents the concluding part of the book, and the author suggests that the arts can be defined in two different progresses: the politico-financial model and the artistic model. The ... More


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