The Cybercultures Reader brings together key writings covering the whole spectrum of cyberspace and related new technologies to explore the ways in which new technologies are reshaping cultural forms and practices at the turn of the century.
The Cybercultures Reader brings together key writings covering the whole spectrum of cyberspace and related new technologies to explore the ways in which new technologies are reshaping cultural forms and practices at the turn of the century. The reader is divided into thematic sections focussing on key issues such as subcultures in cyberspace, posthumanism and cyberbodies, and pop-cultural depictions of human-machine interaction. Key features include: each section features an introduction locating the essays in their theoretical and technological context; editor's introduction and accompanying user's guide; extensive bibliography Issues include: theoretical approaches to cyberculture; representations in fiction and on film; the development of distinct cyber-subcultures; feminist and queer approaches within cyberculture. Anne Balsamo, Michael Benedikt, Gareth Branwyn, Scott Bukatman, Lisa Cartwright, Susan Clerc, David B Downing, Arturo Escobar, Mike Featherstone, Jennifer Gonzalez, Donna Haraway, Alison Landsberg,
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"I would whole-heartedly recommend The Cybercultures Reader as an undergraduate teaching text, or as an introduction to the field for newly-interested scholars. Aimee Morrison, University of Alberta." "The Cybercultures Reader does exactly what I think a Reader should do: it provides a core text for cybercultural study...a complex and fascinating collection. Kate O'Riordan, University of Sussex."
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David Bell, Michael Benedikt, Gareth Branwyn, Scott Bukatman, Susan Clerc, Arturo Escobar, Thomas Foster, Donna Haraway, Barbara Kennedy, Arthur Kroker, Marilouise Kroker, Alison Landsberg, Mark Oehlert, Sadie Plant, Forest Pyle, Kevin Robins, Andrew Ross, Chela Sandoval, Vivian Sobchack, Claudia Springer, Judith Squirews, Tiziana Terranova, Richard Thieme, David Tomas, Daniel Tsang, Nina Wakeford, Deena Weinstein, Michael Weinstein, Shawn Wilbur, Randal Woodland, Susan Zickmund
The Cybercultures Reader by Edited by David Bell
Edited by David Bell
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