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Between Truth and Power: The Legal Constructions of Informational Capitalism

Julie E. Cohen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190246693
eISBN:
9780190909543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190246693.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

This book explores the relationships between legal institutions and political and economic transformation. It argues that as law is enlisted to help produce the profound economic and sociotechnical ... More


Conclusion: Countermovements, Now and Then

Julie E. Cohen

in Between Truth and Power: The Legal Constructions of Informational Capitalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190246693
eISBN:
9780190909543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190246693.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

This book has explored the gradual and contested emergence of legal institutions adapted to the informational economy. It has considered changes in patterns of entitlement and disentitlement and in ... More


The Platform Society

José van Dijck, Thomas Poell, and Martijn de Waal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190889760
eISBN:
9780190889807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889760.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Individuals all over the world can use Airbnb to rent an apartment in a foreign city, check Coursera to find a course on statistics, join PatientsLikeMe to exchange information about one’s disease, ... More


What a difference a dataset makes? Data journalism and/as data activism

Jonathan Gray and Liliana Bounegru

in Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447348214
eISBN:
9781447348269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348214.003.0030
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

How and when might data journalism be viewed as a form of “data activism”? Data activism has been conceptualised as a set of practices which “interrogate the fundamental paradigm shift brought about ... More


Everything Old Is New Again—Or Is It?

Julie E. Cohen

in Between Truth and Power: The Legal Constructions of Informational Capitalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190246693
eISBN:
9780190909543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190246693.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

Extending the analytical frame and the metaphor of the double movement, this chapter frames the emergence of informational capitalism in terms of three large-scale shifts that together constitute the ... More


Archives-of-Self: The Vicissitudes of Time and Self in a Technologically Determinist Future

Rebecca Lemov

in Science in the Archives: Pasts, Presents, Futures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226432229
eISBN:
9780226432533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226432533.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter traces self-archiving practices through their historical genesis in the professional and professionalizing human sciences--especially “sciences of self” in the modern era. Considering ... More


Platform Mechanisms

José van

in The Platform Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190889760
eISBN:
9780190889807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889760.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The second chapter discusses how platforms introduce new mechanisms to social interaction through the mutual articulation of platform technologies, economic models, and user practices. The mechanism ... More


Childhood as a national asset: the medical and moral framing of ‘health’

Kevin Ryan

in Refiguring childhood: Encounters with biosocial power

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526148612
eISBN:
9781526160959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526148629.00013
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter 6 presents a genealogy of reformatory education and public hygiene, focusing on how ‘health’ has come to traverse medical and moral conceptions of childhood, and how the figure of the healthy ... More


Traces and Shadows

Rob Kitchin

in Data Lives: How Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215144
eISBN:
9781529215168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215144.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter charts the transition from an analogue to a digital world, its effect on data footprints and shadows, and the growth of data brokers and government use of data. The World Wide Web (WWW) ... More


Management Through Metrics

Rob Kitchin

in Data Lives: How Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215144
eISBN:
9781529215168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215144.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter studies how public and private sector organizations are increasingly using key performance indicators (KPIs) and technocratic procedures to manage work and workers and its consequences. ... More


The One-Dimensionality of Data

Scott Timcke

in Algorithms and the End of Politics: How Technology Shapes 21st-Century American Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215311
eISBN:
9781529215342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215311.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter turns to questions about the social life of data. It uses the case study of econometrics to look at how datafication disproportionately shapes the comprehension of reality. The goal in ... More


Senses and Sensors of Sleep: Digital Mediation and Disconnection in Sleep Architectures

Bjørn Nansen, Kate Mannell, and Christopher O’Neill

in Disentangling: The Geographies of Digital Disconnection

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197571873
eISBN:
9780197571910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197571873.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter analyzes sleep technology products designed to mediate and modulate patterns of sleep. Products analyzed include sleep-tracking applications and wearable devices for customizing personal ... More


Datafying the Patient Voice: The Making of Pervasive Infrastructures as Processes of Promise, Ruination, and Repair

Klaus Hoeyer and Henriette Langstrup

in Healthcare Activism: Markets, Morals, and the Collective Good

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198865223
eISBN:
9780191897603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865223.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter discusses the temporality and moral ambiguity of healthcare activism and state-sanctioned empowerment by providing examples from the infrastructuring of Danish healthcare. Denmark is a ... More


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