Thursday, August 30, 2007

new reviews in cyberculture studies (september 2007)

following a summer sabbatical, RCCS book reviews are back! the books of the month for september 2007 are:

An Alternative Internet
Author: Chris Atton
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press, 2005
Reviewed by: Paul Booth
Author Response: Chris Atton

Ars Electronica: Facing the Future: A Survey of Two Decades
Editor: Timothy Druckery
Publisher: MIT Press, 1999
Reviewed by: Carolyn Kane

Information Please: Culture and Politics in the Age of Digital Machines
Author: Mark Poster
Publisher: Duke University Press, 2006
Reviewed by: Diana Bossio
Author Response: Mark Poster


coming soon: full-length book reviews of Cybersounds: Essays on Virtual Music Culture; Everything Is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder; From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism; Gaming: Essays on Algorithmic Culture; Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub: Masculinities and Relationships Online; Residual Media; Social Consequences of Internet Use: Access, Involvement, and Interaction; The Anxiety of Obsolescence: The American Novel in the Age of Television; The Body and the Screen: Theories of Internet Spectatorship; Uses of Blogs; and many, many more.

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