[Air-L] social media and related books

Ronald E. Rice rrice at comm.ucsb.edu
Wed Nov 11 10:32:36 PST 2009

University of California, Santa Barbara

Communication 116, Internet and Society

Ronald E. Rice

Following up on some recent posts, here are some books, both specific to 
social media, and also to more general Internet issues.

Aspray, William and Paul E. Ceruzzi (Eds.). (2008). The Internet and 
American Business. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Banks, M A. (2007). Blogging Heroes: Interviews with 30 of the World's Top 
Bloggers. Wiley. 

Battelle, J. (2006). The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules 
of Business and Transformed Our Culture.  Portfolio press. 

Beal, A. & Strauss, J. (2008). Radically Transparent: Monitoring and 
Managing Reputations Online.  Indianapolis: Wiley Publishing (under the 
Sybex imprint).

Benkler, Yochai. (2007). The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production 
Transforms Markets and Freedom. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Bruns, A. (2008) Blogs, Wikipedia, Second Life, and Beyond: From Production 
to Produsage (Digital Formations). Peter Lang. 

Carr, N. (2008). The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google. 

Castells, Manuel, Mireia Fernandez-Ardevol, Jack Linchuan Qiu, and Araba 
Sey. (2006). Mobile Communication and Society: A Global Perspective. 
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press

Castells, Manuel. (2009). Communication Power. Oxford, England: Oxford 
University Press.

Gilmore, D. We the Media (impact on news, journalism, info dissemination)

Goldsmith, J. & Wu, T. 2006. Who controls the Intenet-Illusions of a 
borderless world. Oxford University Press.

Gomez, J. (2007). Print Is Dead: Books in our Digital Age. Palgrave 

Graff, G. M. (2007). The First Campaign: Globalization, the Web, and the 
Race for the White House. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 

Hauben, Michael and Ronda Hauben. (1997). Netizens: On the History and 
Impact of Usenet and the Internet. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society 

Ito, Mizuko, Sonja Baumer, Matteo Bittanti, danah boyd, Rachel Cody, Becky 
Herr, Heather A. Horst, Patricia G. Lange, Dilan Mahendran, Katynka 
Martinez, C.J. Pascoe, Dan Perkel, Laura Robinson, Christo Sims, and Lisa 
Tripp. (2008). Hanging Out, Messing Around, Geeking Out: Living and Learning 
with New Media. E-Book.

Katz, J. E. & Rice, R. E. (2002).  Social consequences of Internet use: 
Access, involvement and interaction.  Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Kelty, Christopher M. 2008. Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free 
Software. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Kluver, Randolph, Nicholas W. Jankowski, Kirsten M. Foot, and Steven M. 
Schneider (Eds.). (2007). The Internet and National Elections: A Comparative 
Study of Web Campaigning. London: Routledge.

Kressel, H., & Lento, T. V. (2007). Competing for the Future: How Digital 
Innovations are Changing the World. Cambridge University Press. 

Lessig, Lawrence. (2008). Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the 
Hybrid Economy. Penguin Press HC.

Lister, Martin, Jon Dovey, Seth Giddings, Iain Grant, and Kieran Kelly. 
(2009). New Media: A Critical Introduction. New York, NY: Routledge.

Lundby, Knut (Ed.). (2009). Mediatization: Concepts, Changes, Consequences. 
New York, NY: Peter Lang.

Montgomery, K. C. (2007). Generation Digital: Politics, Commerce, and 
Childhood in the Age of the Internet. The MIT Press. 

Morville, P. Ambiant Findability (searching and finding)

Murero, M. & Rice, R. E. (Eds.). (2006).  The Internet and health care: 
Theory, research and practice.  Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Raymond, Eric. S. (2000). The Cathedral & the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and 
Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary. (First presented at the Linux 
Kongress in 1997). O'Reilly Media.

Rheingold, H. Smart Mobs (collective behavior)

Rheingold, H. (1993). The Virtual Community.

Rice, R. E. & Katz, J. E. (Eds.), (2001).  The Internet and health 
communication: Expectations and experiences.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Ryan, Jenny. (2008). The Virtual Campfire: An Ethnography of Online Social 
Networking. E-Book.

Shirky, C. (2009).  Here comes everybody: The power of organizing without 
organizations.  NY: Penguin Press.

Social Media: 20 free e-books about social media: 

Social Media: Research, see: http://www.danah.org:80/SNSResearch.html, a 
bibliography from communication, information science, anthropology, 
sociology, economics, political science, cultural studies, computer science, 
Solove, D. (2007). The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on 
the Internet. Yale University Press. 

Sunstein, C. Infotopia (Wisdom of Crowds)

Teten, D. & Allen, S. (2006). The Virtual Handshake: Opening Doors and 
Closing Deals Online. NY: AMACON.

Thomas, Douglas. (2002). Hacker Culture. Minnesota: University of Minnesota 

Vedro, S. (2007). Digital Dharma: A User's Guide to Expanding Consciousness 
in the Infosphere. Quest Books. 

von Hippel, Eric. (1988). The Sources of Innovation. Oxford, England: Oxford 
University Press. Lessig.

von Hippel, Eric. (2005). Democratizing Innovation. Cambridge, MA: The MIT 

Webnographers.org: The Free and Open books on this http://Webnographers.org 
list are excellent resourcs: 

Weinberg, D. (2008). Everything Is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New 
Digital Disorder. Holt.

Weinberger, C. Everything is Miscellaneous (tagging and knowledge)

Zittrain, Jonathan. (2008). The Future of the Internet: And How to Stop It. 
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Ronald E. Rice
Arthur N. Rupe Chair in the Social Effects of Mass Communication
Co-Director, Carsey-Wolf Center for Film, Television, and New Media
President of the International Communication Association 2006-2007
Dept. of  Communication, 4005 Social Sciences & Media Studies Bldg.
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4020
Ph: 805-893-8696; Fax: 805-893-7102
rrice at comm.ucsb.edu

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