Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Trim: 6 x 9
978-0-7425-1132-3 • Paperback • August 2002 • $54.00 • (£42.00)
Greg Elmer is assistant professor of communication at Boston College.
Chapter 1 Preface: A Critical Primer for the Internet
Part 2 Part I: Critical Introductions
Chapter 3 Disorganizing the "New Technology"
Chapter 4 A Critical History of the Internet
Part 5 Part II: Net Architecture
Chapter 6 The Case of Web Browser Cookies: Enabling/Disabling Convenience and Relevance on the Web
Chapter 7 Surfing for Knowledge in the Information Society
Part 8 Part III: Rethinking Net Communities
Chapter 9 The Myth of the Unmarked Net Speaker
Chapter 10 Digitizing and Globalizing Indigenous Voices: The Zapatista Movement
Part 11 Part IV: Globalization and Governance
Chapter 12 E-Capital and the Many-Headed Hydra
Chapter 13 Convergence Policy: It's Not What You Dance, It's the Way You Dance It
Chapter 14 Internet Globalization and the Political Economy of Infrastructure
With focused breadth and critical depth, this timely volume will undoubtedly quicken our thinking and writing about this emerging field—one that has always understood itself in terms of speed and expansion.
— Briankle G. Chang, University of Massachusetts, author of Deconstructing Communication