Social Aspects of Computing & IT Products

  • The Politics and Policies of Big Data

    Big Data, Big Brother?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Rudinow Sætnan, Ingrid Schneider, Nicola Green

    Big Data, gathered together and re-analysed, can be used to form endless variations of our persons - so-called ‘data doubles’. Whilst never a precise portrayal of who we are, they unarguably contain glimpses of details about us that, when deployed into various routines (such as management, policing…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge

  • Doing Research In and On the Digital

    Research Methods across Fields of Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Costa, Jenna Condie

    As a social space, the web provides researchers both with a tool and an environment to explore the intricacies of everyday life. As a site of mediated interactions and interrelationships, the ‘digital’ has evolved from being a space of information to a space of creation, thus providing new…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Big Data, Crime and Social Control

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aleš Završnik

    From predictive policing to self-surveillance to private security, the potential uses to of big data in crime control pose serious legal and ethical challenges relating to privacy, discrimination, and the presumption of innocence. The book is about the impacts of the use of big data analytics on…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Pervasive Information Systems

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • The Politics of the Internet in Third World Development

    Challenges in Contrasting Regimes with Case Studies of Costa Rica and Cuba, 1st Edition

    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

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