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Conclusion

Angela M. Lahr

in Millennial Dreams and Apocalyptic Nightmares: The Cold War Origins of Political Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195314489
eISBN:
9780199872077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314489.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The end of the Cold War did not diminish the influence of evangelicalism on American society. Evangelicals continued to draw on eschatological interpretations to shape their worldviews. The number of ... More


The Role of the Internet in the Sexual Identity Development of Gay and Bisexual Male Adolescents

Gary W. Harper, Douglas Bruce, Pedro Serrano, and Omar B. Jamil

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the role of the Internet in the sexual identity development process of gay and bisexual male adolescents. These adolescents reported using a range of Internet applications (Web ... More


Postscript—Information on Mental Illness

Timothy A. Kelly

in Healing the Broken Mind: Transforming America's Failed Mental Health System

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748121
eISBN:
9780814749104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748121.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book concludes with a postscript that presents two important sources of information for people with mental illness, both of which are web sites: the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services ... More


Our Space? Ethnicity, Diaspora, and Online Life

David Parker

in China Abroad: Travels, Subjects, Spaces

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099456
eISBN:
9789882206687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099456.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores some of the identity formations emerging through online interaction among second generation Chinese migrants. The discussion draws on a survey of Internet use among Chinese ... More


Far-right Media on the Internet: Culture, Discourse and Power

Chris Atton

in An Alternative Internet: Radical Media, Politics and Creativity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617692
eISBN:
9780748670819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617692.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how technological and cultural resources are being deployed by far-right media in the United Kingdom, paying attention to how these ‘repressive’ media are being reconstructed by ... More


Preface “What's Cool?”

Alan Liu

in The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226486987
eISBN:
9780226487007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487007.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

On one of the best known pages of its web site in 1996–1997, Netscape asked: “What's cool?” The answer offered on the page quickly passes over the “we” who do not yet know what cool is (“someday, ... More


How to Improve the Presidential Debates

in Inside the Presidential Debates: Their Improbable Past and Promising Future

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226530413
eISBN:
9780226530390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226530390.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

The 2008 presidential election was the first in fifty-six years—since Dwight D. Eisenhower ran against Adlai E. Stevenson in 1952—that American voters did not have a choice on their ballots that ... More


Conclusion: Attention Must Be Paid, but for How Much Longer?

Russell Frank

in Newslore: Contemporary Folklore on the Internet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739282
eISBN:
9781604739299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739282.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the so-called newslore or the folklore on the Internet. It speculates on the future of newslore and highlights some observations ... More


Things to Come: Xtreme Kink and the Future of Porn

Mark Dery

in I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts: Drive-by Essays on American Dread, American Dreams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677733
eISBN:
9781452948324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677733.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on fetish web sites, a porn-industry development that parallels the fragmentation of mainstream consumer culture into a million niche demographics. According to sexpert Susie ... More


Language Change

Agnes Kukulska-Hulme

in Language and Communication: Essential Concepts for User Interface and Documentation Design

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195108385
eISBN:
9780197561041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195108385.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

• Are computer applications changing our language? • Why do some people reject technology? • Are adults willing to change their language? • Do other cultures want to borrow English computing terms? ... More


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