Social Aspects of Computing & IT Products

  • Digital Afterlife

    Death Matters in a Digital Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maggi Savin-Baden, Victoria Mason-Robbie

    Despite the range of studies into grief and mourning in relation to the digital, research to date largely focuses on the cultural practices and meanings that are played out in and through digital environments. Digital Afterlife brings together experts from diverse fields who share an interest in…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Series

  • 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 – 2020-01-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • Imagined Futures in Science, Technology and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gert Verschraegen, Frédéric Vandermoere, Luc Braeckmans, Barbara Segaert

    Imagining, forecasting and predicting the future is an inextricable and increasingly important part of the present. States, organizations and individuals almost continuously have to make decisions about future actions, financial investments or technological innovation, without much knowledge of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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

  • Cyberpsychology and Society

    Current Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Dr Power

    Human interaction with technology is constantly evolving, with rapid developments in online interaction, gaming, and artificial intelligence all impacting upon and altering our behaviour. The speed of this change has led to an urgent need for a new field of study, cyberpsychology, in order to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16
    Routledge

  • A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety

    1st Edition

    By Tim Marsh

    This book makes the case that far too much work undertaken under the banner of ‘behavioural safety’ is overly person-focused. ‘If you can walk on hot coals, you can do anything – so be safe’ needs to be dismissed out of hand, but also more advanced techniques based on coaching and empowerment fail…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Social Media, Politics and the State

    Protests, Revolutions, Riots, Crime and Policing in the Age of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 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

  • Systems Practice in the Information Society

    1st Edition

    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

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