New Technologies at Work : People, Screens and Social Virtuality (Paperback)

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Information and communication technologies have completely revolutionized our working practices. This book investigates both the impact of information technology on working practices and, more complexly, how I.T. is bound up in social, political, and economic issues. How are power relations established and maintained through transnational networking? Can the Internet be used as a political tool to manipulate the ''masses''? In what ways has digital technology changed the aesthetics and practices of the Euro-American dance world? What initiatives have been undertaken to ensure people aren''t excluded from the digital world and have they succeeded? Through answering these and many more questions, this groundbreaking book is an essential guide to the modern day world.

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Publisher Bloomsbury USA Academic
Mfg Part# 9781859736494
SKU 31116047
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1859736491
Release Date 7/23/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 0.75T
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Editors Note Information and communication technologies have completely revolutionized our working practices. This book investigates both the impact of information technology on working practices and, more complexly, how I.T. is bound up in social, political, and economic issues. How are power relations established and maintained through transnational networking? Can the Internet be used as a political tool to manipulate the 'masses'? In what ways has digital technology changed the aesthetics and practices of the Euro-American dance world? What initiatives have been undertaken to ensure people aren't excluded from the digital world and have they succeeded? Through answering these and many more questions, this groundbreaking book is an essential guide to the modern day world.
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