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Author Woolgar, Steve.

Title Virtual society? [electronic resource] : Technology, cyberbole, reality / Steve Woolgar.

Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 349 p. : ill.
Note Reprint.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Five rules of virtuality / Steve Woolgar -- 2. They came, they surfed, they went back to the beach : conceptualizing use and non-use of the Internet / Sally Wyatt, Graham Thomas and Tiziana Terranova -- 3. Visualization needs vision : the pre-paradigmatic character of virual reality / G.M. Peter Swann and Tim P. Watts -- 4. How socia is Internet communication? A reappraisal of bandwidth of anonymity effects / Susan E. Watt, Martin Lea, and Russell Spears -- 5. New public places for Internet access : networks for practice-based learning and social inclusion / Sonia Liff, Fred Steward, and Peter Watts -- 6. Allegories of creative destruction : technology and organization in narrative of the e-economy / David Knights ... [et al.] -- 7. Confronting electronic survelliance : desiring and resisting new technologies / Brian A. McGrail -- 8. Getting real about surveillance and privacy at work / David Mason ... [et al.] -- 9. Virtual society and the cultural practice of study / Charles Crook and Paul Light -- 10. The reality of virtual social support / Sarah Nettleton ... [et al.] -- 11. Realy and virtual connectivity : new media in London / Andreas Wittel, Celia Lury, and Scott Lash -- 12. Presence, absence, and accountability : e-mail and the mediation of organizational memory / Steven D. Brown and Geoffrey Lightfoot -- 13. Inside the bubble : communion, cognition, and deep play at the intersection of Wall Street and cyberspace / Melvin Pollner -- 14. The day-to-day work of standardization : a sceptial note on the reliance on IT in a retail bank / John A. Hughes, Mark Rouncefield, and Pete Tolmie -- 15. Cotton to computers : from industrial to information revolutions / Jon Agar, Sarah Green, and Penny Harvey -- 16. Mobile society? Technology, distance, and presence / Geoff Cooper ... [et al.] -- 17. Abstraction and decontextualization : an anthropological comment / Marilyn Strathern.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Information technology -- Social aspects.
Internet -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780199248766
9780191593963 (e-book)

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