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Digital Cities: The Internet and the Geography of Opportunity

Karen Mossberger, Caroline J. Tolbert, and William Franko

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812936
eISBN:
9780199979769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812936.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

In an age when the United Nations has declared access to the Internet a human right, and universal access to high-speed broadband is a national goal, urban areas have been largely ignored by federal ... More


The Need for Urban Broadband Policy

Karen Mossberger, Caroline J. Tolbert, and William Franko

in Digital Cities: The Internet and the Geography of Opportunity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812936
eISBN:
9780199979769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812936.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Why and how are cities important sites for national broadband policy? This chapter reviews the economic and urban research on the role of cities in the economy and society, and discusses the stimulus ... More


Health and well-being in the digital society

Nathan Critchlow

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the negative effects of increased use of technology on health and well-being using two case studies that illustrate the influence of alcohol use on young people. It first ... More


Cities and a Digital Society

Karen Mossberger, Caroline J. Tolbert, and William Franko

in Digital Cities: The Internet and the Geography of Opportunity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812936
eISBN:
9780199979769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812936.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This introductory chapter argues that cities are important venues for national broadband policy, and that federal programs have not addressed market failures in urban areas, such as slow speeds and ... More


(Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love: Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work

Brooke Erin Duffy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300218176
eISBN:
9780300227666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218176.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Profound transformations in our digital society have brought many enterprising women to social media platforms—from blogs to YouTube to Instagram—in hopes of channeling their talents into fulfilling ... More


Conclusion: The Fatal Abstractions of Capitalist Rule

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/9781529215311.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter concludes that digital society requires significant restructuring if it is to facilitate greater democratization. But unless it is achieved via a path where workers' democracy is ... More


Coda: On the Horizon

Paul Haacke

in The Vertical Imagination and the Crisis of Transatlantic Modernism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198851448
eISBN:
9780191886034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851448.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Coda considers how the book’s historical critique of modernist verticality can help us develop more nuanced ways of rethinking more current discourses of the horizontal imagination, including ... More


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