Social Aspects of Computing & IT Products

  • Cybercrime and Digital Forensics

    An Introduction

    By Thomas J Holt, Adam M Bossler, Kathryn C Seigfried-Spellar

    The emergence of the World Wide Web, smartphones, and Computer-Mediated Communications (CMCs) profoundly affect the way in which people interact online and offline. Individuals who engage in socially unacceptable or outright criminal acts increasingly utilize technology to connect with one another…

    Paperback – 2015-01-27
    Routledge

  • Social Media, Politics and the State

    Protests, Revolutions, Riots, Crime and Policing in the Age of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

    Edited by Daniel Trottier, Christian Fuchs

    This book is the essential guide for understanding how state power and politics are contested and exercised on social media. It brings together contributions by social media scholars who explore the connection of social media with revolutions, uprising, protests, power and counter-power, hacktivism…

    Paperback – 2015-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • Infoglut

    How Too Much Information Is Changing the Way We Think and Know

    By Mark Andrejevic

    Today, more mediated information is available to more people than at any other time in human history. New and revitalized sense-making strategies multiply in response to the challenges of "cutting through the clutter" of competing narratives and taming the avalanche of information. Data miners, "…

    Paperback – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • The Politics of the Internet in Third World Development

    Challenges in Contrasting Regimes with Case Studies of Costa Rica and Cuba

    By Bert Hoffmann

    This book examines the political and developmental implications of the new information and communication technologies (NICT) in the Third World. Whereas the concept of the "digital divide" tends to focus on technological and quantitative indicators, this work stresses the crucial role played by the…

    Paperback – 2012-06-28
    Routledge
    Latin American Studies

  • Human Services in the Network Society

    Edited by Neil Ballantyne, Walter La Mendola

    The Internet and the many applications it supports continue to transform and expand the ways in which it is possible to relate, communicate, collaborate, and perform human service work. In this book, human service researchers and practitioners explore major opportunities and challenges to well…

    Hardback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge

  • Systems Practice in the Information Society

    By José-Rodrigo Córdoba-Pachón

    As a collection of ideas and methodologies, systems thinking has made an impact in organizations and in particular in the information systems field. However, this main emphasis on organizations limits the scope of systems thinking and practice. There is a need first to use systems thinking in…

    Paperback – 2009-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Series in Information Systems

  • Pervasive Information Systems

    By Panos E Kourouthanassis, George M Giaglis, George M Giaglis

    Today's ubiquitous computing technology is imbedded in everyday objects from cars to clothes to shipping containers, whose location, context, and state can be monitored, instantly processed, and acted upon. This new volume in the "Advances in Management Information Systems" series provides an…

    Hardback – 2008-03-15
    Routledge

  • Programmed Capitalism: Computer-mediated Global Society

    Computer-mediated Global Society

    By Maurice Estabrooks

    Focuses on how the computer has transformed the economy into an information processing and intelligence system. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.…

    Paperback – 1988-11-30
    Routledge

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