[Air-L] Book Announcement: Social Media in Disaster Response
Jeffrey M Keefer
jk904 at nyu.edu
Tue Nov 26 10:36:47 PST 2013
Thanks for sharing your new work with us, Liza. It looks quite timely (and
interesting as well!). I will share it with our FB actor-network theory
group https://www.facebook.com/groups/220398254694166/ as that audience may
find this relevant as well.
Jeffrey Keefer, Ph.D.
jk904 at nyu.edu
On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 12:19 PM, Liza Potts <lpotts at msu.edu> wrote:
> My new book is now available from Amazon:
> http://www.amazon.com/dp/0415817412. In addition to examining social
> media and disaster, the book also gives an overview on actor-network theory
> and concepts of data/information/knowledge with regards to participatory
> Here are the details from Routledge (more info here:
> In Social Media in Disaster Response: How Experience Architects Can Build
> for Participation, Liza Potts traces how everyday people communicate online
> during times of disaster. Looking at experiences across the social web, she
> examines how we can architect systems that encourage and facilitate
> participation. Her book provides methods and frameworks for researchers and
> practitioners in user experience, internet studies, technical
> communication, and computer science.
> Ch. 1 Experience, Disaster, and the Social Web
> Ch. 2 Methods for Researching and Architecting the Social Web
> Ch. 3 Locating Data in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
> Ch. 4 Validating Information during the London Bombings
> Ch. 5 Transferring Knowledge during the Mumbai Attacks
> Ch. 6 Architecting Systems for Participation
> For more information about the book, including an annotated table of
> contents, visit
> For the companion website (with templates for ANT diagrams and more info
> on actor-network theory, visit http://socialdisasterresponse.org/.
> Finally, if you would like to review the book for a journal, please
> contact my awesome editor Jo Mackiewicz at mackiewicz at auburn.edu.
> Liza Potts, Ph.D.
> Michigan State University
> Senior Researcher at WIDE Research
> Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities
> Department of Writing, Rhetoric, & American Cultures
> 434 Farm Lane (Bessey Hall) Room 291, East Lansing, MI 48824
> Gtalk: LKPotts | Skype: LKPotts | Portfolio: http://www.lizapotts.org/
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