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    February 22nd 2006
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Description

From music to gaming, information gathering to eLearning; eCommerce to eGovernment, Lorenzo Cantoni and Stefano Tardini's absorbing introduction considers the internet as a communication technology; the opportunities it affords us, the limitations it imposes and the functions it allows.

Internet explores:

  • the political economy of the internet
  • hypertext
  • computer mediated communication
  • websites as communication
  • conceptualizing users of the internet
  • internet communities and practices.

Perfect for students studying this modern phenomenon, and a veritable e-feast for all cyber junkies.

Contents

1. The Political Economy of the Internet 2. Computer Mediated Communication: Features and Technologies 3. Hypertext 4. Websites as Communication 5. Conceptualising Users of the Internet: Traces and Search Engines 6. Internet: Communities and Practices

Related Subjects

  1. New Media
  2. Internet

Name: Internet (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Lorenzo Cantoni, Stefano Tardini. From music to gaming, information gathering to eLearning; eCommerce to eGovernment, Lorenzo Cantoni and Stefano Tardini's absorbing introduction considers the internet as a communication technology; the opportunities it affords us, the...
Categories: New Media, Internet