[Air-l] Text book recommendations
bulford at mac.com
Tue May 23 13:01:15 PDT 2006
I took a course like this at the New School Univeristy in the Village NYC about three years ago.
At that time we used "The Language of New Media" a great book about New Media By Lev Manovich.
Here is the link to his website, I think he has a newer version of the book available.
Hands down th is the most comprehensive and culture based analysis of the digital media.
On Tuesday, May 23, 2006, at 12:48PM, Heidi Campbell <hcampbe1 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> I am preparing a grad course in the fall entitled New Media, Culture & Networked Society. It will focus on social & cultural issues raised by communication and life in an information-based society. The dominant themes to be dealt with include: community, identity, authority/power relations and religion/ideology. I have been trying to find a core text book for such a course but have been having difficulty.
> I have considered--David Bell (2001) Introduction to Cybercultures, New York: Routledgeas an introductory text but it seems a bit dated now. I would welcome any recommendations from the list, or must-read journal articles for the topics I have listed above.
> Heidi Campbell
> Dept. of Communication
> Texas A&M University
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