Digital Dialogues and Community 2 0 Book

Digital Dialogues and Community 2 0


  • Author : Tara Brabazon
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-04-25
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780633022

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Digital Dialogue and Community 2.0: After avatars, trolls and puppets explores the communities that use digital platforms, portals, and applications from daily life to build relationships beyond geographical locality and family links. The book provides detailed analyses of how technology realigns the boundaries between connection, consciousness and community. This book reveals that alongside every engaged, nurturing and supportive group are those who are excluded, marginalised, ridiculed, or forgotten. It explores the argument that community is not an inevitable result of communication. Following an introduction from the Editor, the book is then divided into four sections exploring communities and resistance, structures of sharing, professional communication and fandom and consumption. Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0 combines ethnographic methods and professional expertise to open new spaces for thinking about language, identity, and social connections. Provides innovative interdisciplinary research, incorporating Library and Information Management, Internet Studies, Cultural Studies, Media Studies, Disability Studies and Community Management Offers a balanced approach between the ‘bottom up’ and ‘top down’ development of online communities Demonstrates the consequences on the configuration of a community when consumers become producers and their lives and experiences are commodified

Digital Dialogues and Community 2 0 Book

Digital Dialogues and Community 2 0


  • Author : Tara Brabazon
  • Publisher : Chandos Pub
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 1843346958

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Digital Dialogues and Community 2 0 Excerpt :

The advent of digital platforms that attempt to develop online communities has changed the ways people act and develop relationships. Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0 explores the changes technology has made in the way of communication and connection to others and how it has contributed to the creation of an inclusive digital society. Each of the book's four parts looks at a different aspect of these networks: communities and resistance, structures of sharing, professional communication, and fandom and consumption. It also examines the new ways digital networks have taught us to think about language, identity, and social connections.

Consuming History Book

Consuming History


  • Author : Jerome de Groot
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-02-08
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317277965

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Consuming History examines how history works in contemporary popular culture. Analysing a wide range of cultural entities from computer games to daytime television, it investigates the ways in which society consumes history and how a reading of this consumption can help us understand popular culture and issues of representation. In this second edition, Jerome de Groot probes how museums have responded to the heritage debate and how new technologies from online game-playing to internet genealogy have brought about a shift in access to history, discussing the often conflicted relationship between ‘public’ and academic history and raising important questions about the theory and practice of history as a discipline. Fully revised throughout with up-to-date examples from sources such as Wolf Hall, Game of Thrones and 12 Years a Slave, this edition also includes new sections on the historical novel, gaming, social media and genealogy. It considers new, ground-breaking texts and media such as YouTube in addition to entities and practices, such as re-enactment, that have been underrepresented in historical discussion thus far. Engaging with a broad spectrum of source material and comparing the experiences of the UK, the USA, France and Germany as well as exploring more global trends, Consuming History offers an essential path through the debates for readers interested in history, cultural studies and the media.

Disability and Popular Culture Book

Disability and Popular Culture


  • Author : Katie Ellis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-05-23
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317150367

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As a response to real or imagined subordination, popular culture reflects the everyday experience of ordinary people and has the capacity to subvert the hegemonic order. Drawing on central theoretical approaches in the field of critical disability studies, this book examines disability across a number of internationally recognised texts and objects from popular culture, including film, television, magazines and advertising campaigns, children’s toys, music videos, sport and online spaces, to attend to the social and cultural construction of disability. While acknowledging that disability features in popular culture in ways that reinforce stereotypes and stigmatise, Disability and Popular Culture celebrates and complicates the increasing visibility of disability in popular culture, showing how popular culture can focus passion, create community and express defiance in the context of disability and social change. Covering a broad range of concerns that lie at the intersection of disability and cultural studies, including media representation, identity, the beauty myth, aesthetics, ableism, new media and sport, this book will appeal to scholars and students interested in the critical analysis of popular culture, across disciplines such as disability studies, sociology and cultural and media studies.

Studying and Teaching W C  Falkner  William Faulkner  and Digital Literacy Book

Studying and Teaching W C Falkner William Faulkner and Digital Literacy


  • Author : Koichi Fujino
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2017-11-22
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : 9781498547482

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This book explores ways to study and teach the literary works of William Clark Falkner and William Faulkner to ESL students in today’s digital environment. Through these activities, ESL students are expected to comprehend the literature of the American South as the cultural phenomenon that is connected to their own social formations.

Migrant Mothers in the Digital Age Book

Migrant Mothers in the Digital Age


  • Author : Leah Williams Veazey
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-05-03
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 154
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000379266

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Migrant Mothers in the Digital Age Excerpt :

This book explores the experiences of migrant mothers through the lens of the online communities they have created and participate in. Examining the ways in which migrant mothers build relationships with each other through these online communities and find ways to make a place for themselves and their families in a new country, it highlights the often overlooked labour that goes into sustaining these groups and facilitating these new relationships and spaces of trust. Through the concept of ‘digital community mothering,’ the author draws links to Black feminist scholarship that has shed light on the kinds of mothering that exist beyond the mother–child dyad. Providing new insights into the experiences of women who mother ‘away from home’ in this contemporary digital age, this volume explores the concepts of imagined maternal communities, personal maternal narratives, and migrant maternal imaginaries, highlighting the ways in which migrant mothers imagine themselves within local, national, and diasporic maternal communities. As such, it will appeal to scholars and students with interests in migration and diaspora studies, contemporary motherhood and the sociology of the family, and modern forms of online sociality.

Representing Communities Book

Representing Communities


  • Author : Ruth Sanz Sabido
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-10-12
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319650302

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This edited collection offers the latest research into the reproduction of ‘hegemonic’ discourse and the ways in which the description and evaluation of social groups affects their ability to exercise cultural and political autonomy. The book examines the representations of a number of communities and social groups, both within their ‘micro-contexts’, and with reference to the economic, political, social, cultural and technological ‘macro-contexts’ in which they are embedded. The analysis highlights the connections between discourse, power, dominance and social inequality, focusing on patriarchal, capitalist and postcolonial representations and power imbalances. Based on a combination of theoretical and empirical analyses, the collection offers an array of macro-social critiques based on the analysis and critical understanding of contemporary contexts and representations, and how they contribute to political, social, economic and cultural practices.

Memory and History in Argentine Popular Music Book

Memory and History in Argentine Popular Music


  • Author : Delia Pamela Fuentes Korban
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2023
  • Genre: Music and history
  • Pages : 167
  • ISBN 10 : 9781793648358

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Memory and History in Argentine Popular Music Excerpt :

"Memory and History in Argentine Popular Music examines the intersection between popular music from the 1990s-tango, rock chabón, and cumbia villera-historical events, and individual experiences, arguing that these songs depict history, provide a framework to evoke memories, and create "virtual sites of memory" online"--

The Digital Evolution of Live Music Book

The Digital Evolution of Live Music


  • Author : Angela Jones
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-07-17
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081000700

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The concept of ‘live’ has changed as a consequence of mediated culture. Interaction may occur in real time, but not necessarily in shared physical spaces with others. The Digital Evolution of Live Music considers notions of live music in time and space as influenced by digital technology. This book presents the argument that live music is a special case in digital experience due to its liminal status between mind and body, words and feelings, sight and sound, virtual and real. Digital live music occupies a multimodal role in a cultural contextual landscape shaped by technological innovation. The book consists of three sections. The first section looks at fan perspectives, digital technology and the jouissance of live music and music festival fans. The second section discusses music in popular culture, exploring YouTube and live music video culture and gaming soundtracks, followed by the concluding section which investigates the future of live music and digital culture. gives perspectives on the function of live music in digital culture and the role of digital in live music focuses on the interaction between live and digital music takes the discussion of live music beyond economics and marketing, to the cultural and philosophical implications of digital culture for the art includes interviews with producers and players in the digital world of music production furthers debate by looking at access to digital music via social media, websites, and applications that recognise the impact of digital culture on the live music experience

Content Production for Digital Media Book

Content Production for Digital Media


  • Author : Jay Daniel Thompson
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-02-11
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 173
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811696862

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Content Production for Digital Media Excerpt :

This book provides an introduction to digital media content production in the twenty-first century. It explores the kinds of content production that are undertaken in professions that include journalism, public relations and marketing. The book provides an insight into content moderation and addresses the legal and ethical issues that content producers face, as well as how these issues can be effectively managed. Chapters also contain interviews with media professionals, and quizzes that allow readers to consolidate the knowledge they have gathered through their reading of that chapter.

Communicating Your Research with Social Media Book

Communicating Your Research with Social Media


  • Author : Amy Mollett
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2017-04-17
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 9781526414250

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Communicating Your Research with Social Media Excerpt :

This book will help researchers to maximize the impact and highlight the innovation of their research by showing them how to get the most out of social media when evaluating, presenting and disseminating their work.

Communication and Conflict in Multiple Settings Book

Communication and Conflict in Multiple Settings


  • Author : Peter Bray
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2018-06-12
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN 10 : 9789004373679

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Communication and Conflict in Multiple Settings Excerpt :

This international collection interrogates conflict as an essential and potent outworking of communication. It suggests that an understanding of communication in conflict situations may positively reduce misunderstanding and increase reciprocity.

Cosmopolitanism in Twenty First Century Fiction Book

Cosmopolitanism in Twenty First Century Fiction


  • Author : Kristian Shaw
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-03-27
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 215
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319525242

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“Cosmopolitanism contains some of the most polished and enviably well-written chapters of literary criticism that have ever come my way. Shaw’s readings are critically informed and theoretically sophisticated, yet at the same time remarkably lucid and clear. This is a work of very fine, well-balanced, and – for a first book – astonishingly mature scholarship.” — Prof Berthold Schoene, Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK “The first study to fully appreciate contemporary literature's engagement with cosmopolitanism. A persuasive and articulate engagement with questions of ethics, community, transnationalism and cultural identity, it's an essential read for anyone interested in the contribution of contemporary fiction to our world today”. — Dr Sara Upstone, Principal Lecturer in English Literature, Kingston University, UK. This study of cosmopolitanism in contemporary British and American fiction identifies several authors who forge new and intensified dialogues between local experience and global flows. The twenty-first century has been marked by an unprecedented intensification in globalisation, transnational mobility and technological change. The theories and values of cosmopolitanism will be argued to provide a direct response to ways of being-in-relation to others and answer urgent fears surrounding cultural convergence. The four chapters examine works by David Mitchell, Zadie Smith, Teju Cole, Dave Eggers and Hari Kunzru. The study will demonstrate how these authors imagine new cosmopolitan modes of belonging and point towards the need for an emergent and affirmative cosmopolitics attuned to the diversity and complexity of twenty-first century globality. The study assumes an interdisciplinary approach and will appeal to literature academics, under-/ postgraduate students, and researchers interested in the culture and politics of contemporary life.

Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue Book

Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue


  • Author : David J. Flinders
  • Publisher : IAP
  • Release Date : 2014-08-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 339
  • ISBN 10 : 9781623968083

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Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue (CTD) is a publication of the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum (AATC), a national learned society for the scholarly fields of teaching and curriculum. The fields includes those working on the theory, design and evaluation of educational programs at large. University faculty members identified with this field are typically affiliated with the departments of curriculum and instruction, teacher education, educational foundations, elementary education, secondary education, and higher education. CTD promotes all analytical and interpretive approaches that are appropriate for the scholarly study of teaching and curriculum. In fulfillment of this mission, CTD addresses a range of issues across the broad fields of educational research and policy for all grade levels and types of educational programs.

Digital Literacy  Concepts  Methodologies  Tools  and Applications Book

Digital Literacy Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications


  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2012-07-31
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 1907
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466618534

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Digital Literacy: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications presents a vital compendium of research detailing the latest case studies, architectures, frameworks, methodologies, and research on Digital Democracy. With contributions from authors around the world, this three-volume collection presents the most sophisticated research and developments from the field, relevant to researchers, academics, and practitioners alike. In order to stay abreast of the latest research, this book affords a vital look into Digital Literacy research.