An introduction to cybercultures.

By: Bell, David, 1965-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Routledge, 2001Description: viii, 246 p. ; 25 cm. (pbk).ISBN: 0415246598.Subject(s): Social Change, Control and Conflict | Social aspects | Culture | Computers and civilization | Information technology | CyberspaceDDC classification: 303.483BEL
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An Introduction to Cybercultures provides an accessible guide to the major forms, practices and meanings of this rapidly-growing field. From the evolution of hardware and software to the emergence of cyberpunk film and fiction, David Bell introduces readers to the key aspects of cyberculture, including email, the internet, digital imaging technologies, computer games and digital special effects. Each chapter contains `hot links' to key articles in its companion volume, The Cybercultures Reader, suggestions for further reading, and details of relevant websites. Individual chapters examine: · Cybercultures: an introduction · Storying cyberspace · Cultural Studies in cyberspace · Community and cyberculture · Identities in cyberculture · Bodies in cyberculture · Cybersubcultures · Researching cybercultures

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgments
  • 1 Cybercultures: an introduction
  • 2 Storying cyberspace 1: material and symbolic stories
  • 3 Storying cyberspace 2: experiential stories
  • 4 Cultural studies in cyberspace
  • 5 Community and cyberculture
  • 6 Identities in cyberculture
  • 7 Bodies in cyberculture
  • 8 Cybersubcultures
  • 9 Researching cybercultures 1
  • 10 Last words FAQs: further reading FAQs
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography