[Air-l] Book Reviews: Call for Reviewers

david silver dsilver at u.washington.edu
Wed Jun 26 13:53:49 PDT 2002


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The Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies at the University of
Washington <http://www.com.washington.edu/rccs> invites academics,
artists, and activists to review a new batch of recently received books.
The reviews reflect a modest attempt to locate critically various contours
of the emerging and interdisciplinary field of cyberculture studies.

Reviewers are sought for the following titles:

Darin Barney, Prometheus Wired: The Hope for Democracy in the Age of
Network Technology (Univ of Chicago Press, 2000)

Stephanie Browner, Stephen Pulsford, & Richard Sears, Literature and the
Internet: A Guide for Students, Teachers, and Scholars (Garland, 2000)

Paul Buchheit, Journey to Kumbooda (American House, 2002)

Erik P. Bucy, Living in the Information Age: A New Media Reader
(Wadsworth, 2002)

Charles Ess with Fay Sudweeks, eds, Culture, Technology, Communication:
Towards an Intercultural Global Village (SUNY Press, 2001)

Domenico Fiormonte & Jonathan Usher, eds, New Media and the Humanities:
Research and Applications (Humanities Computing Unit, University of
Oxford, 2001)

Donna Gibbs and Kerri-Lee Krause, eds, Cyberlines: Languages and Cultures
of the Internet (James Nicholas Publishers, 2000)

Loss Pequeno Glazier, Digital Poetics: The Making of E-Poetries (Univ of
Alabama Press, 2002)

Ken Goldberg & Roland Siegwart, eds, Beyond Webcams: An Introduction to
Online Robots (MIT, 2002)

Eileen Green & Alison Adam, eds, Virtual Gender: Technology, Consumption,
and Identity (Routledge, 2001)

James E. Katz and Mark Aakhus, eds, Perpetual Contact: Mobile
Communication, Private Talk, Public Performance (Cambridge University
Press, 2002)

Leigh Keeble & Brian D. Loader, eds, Community Informatics: Shaping the
Computer-Mediated Social Relations (Routledge, 2001)

Sally R. Munt, ed, Technospaces: Inside the New Media (Continuum, 2001)

Colette Nicolle & Julio Abascal, eds, Inclusive Design Guidelines for HCI
(Taylor & Francis/Routledge, 2001)

Ronald E. Rice and James E. Katz, eds, The Internet and Health
Communication: Experiences and Expectations (Sage, 2001)

Donald A. Schon, Bish Sanyal, & William J. Mitchell, eds, High Technology
and Low-Income Communities: Prospects for the Positive Use of Advanced
Information Technology (MIT 1999)

Greg M. Smith, ed, On a Silver Platter: CD-ROMs and the Promises of a New
Technology (NYU Press, 1999)

Thomas Swiss, ed, Unspun: Key Concepts for Understanding the World Wide
Web (NYU Press, 2000)

Frank Webster, ed, Culture and Politics in the Information Age: A New
Politics (Routledge, 2001)

Sally Wyatt, Flis Henwood, Nod Miller, & Peter Senker, eds, Technology and
In/equality: Questioning the Information Society (Routledge, 2000)

In general, RCCS book reviews run about 1500-2000 words. They are offered
to the widest possible community of cyberculture scholars, including
academic scholars from across the disciplines, community activists,
digital artists, teachers, students, explorers, and builders of
cyberculture.  To get an idea of the reviews' style, please visit

*WARNING/PLEA FOR HELP* -- The last two call for reviewers each generated
over 200 requests to review.  To make our job easier, please read the
following before responding:

1. If interested in reviewing one of these titles, respond directly to
David Silver (dsilver at u.washington.edu). You may wish to use another one
of David's accounts; don't use it.  You may feel compelled to reply to the
whole mailing list; don't do it.

2. In your e-mail, please include your name and affiliation;

3. Please select no more than 2 books that are particularly suited towards
your own research interests;

4. Include a brief statement of your qualifications to review the selected
title.  The more detail, the better.  No attached articles, dissertations,
etc please;

5. Suggest a date by when you can have a draft of the review delivered.
If you are super busy at this time, please consider signing up for the
next round of reviews.


Thank you for your time,

david silver

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