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The International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society, 3 Volume Set

Robin Mansell (Editor-in-Chief), Peng Hwa Ang (Editor-in-Chief), Charles Steinfield (Associate Editor), Shenja van der Graaf (Associate Editor), Pieter Ballon (Associate Editor), Aphra Kerr (Associate Editor), James D. Ivory (Associate Editor), Sandra Braman (Associate Editor), Dorothea Kleine (Associate Editor), David J. Grimshaw (Associate Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-118-29074-3
1296 pages
February 2015, Wiley-Blackwell
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The International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society offers critical assessments of theoretical and applied research on digitally-mediated communication, a central area of study in the 21st century.
  • Unique for its emphasis on digital media and communication and for its use of business and management perspectives, in addition to cultural, developmental, political and sociological perspectives
  • Entries are written by scholars and some practitioners from around the world, with exceptional depth and international scope of coverage in five themes: Social Media, Commercial Applications, Online Gaming, Law and Policy, and Information and Communicative Technology for Development
  • Features leading research in the fields of Media and Communication Studies, Internet Studies, Journalism Studies, Law and Policy Studies, Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, and many more
  • Organized in an accessible A-Z format with over 150 entries on key topics ranging from 2,000 to 10,000 words
  • Part of The Wiley Blackwell-ICA International Encyclopedias of Communication series, published in conjunction with the International Communication Association
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Table of Contents

Volume I

About the Editors vii

Contributors ix

Alphabetical List of Entries xvii

Thematic List of Entries xxi

Introduction xxiii

Digital Communication and Society

Volume II

Digital Communication and Society

Volume III

Digital Communication and Society

Index

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Author Information

Robin Mansell is Professor of New Media and the Internet in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK. She is internationally known for her work on the social, economic, and political issues arising with innovations in information and communication technologies. She was Head of the Media and Communications Department at LSE (2006-2009), President of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (2004-2008), and Scientific Chair of the EuroCPR conference on digital media, communication and regulatory policy (2008-2014). She is the author of Imagining the Internet: Communication, Innovation and Governance (2012), and co-editor of The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011) and The Oxford Handbook of Information and Communication Technologies (2007).

Peng Hwa Ang is Professor at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research focuses on media law and policy and more specifically on Internet governance. He was a member of the UN Working Group on Internet Governance and author of Ordering Chaos: Regulating the Internet (2005). He co-founded the Global Internet Governance Academic Network and the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum and served as inaugural chair of both groups. He also served as Chairman of the Asian Information Media and Communication Centre (AMIC) from 2004-2013. He is the President Elect-Select of the ICA 2014-15.

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The Wiley Advantage

• Offers critical assessments of theoretical and applied research related to digitally-mediated communication, a central area of research in the 21st century
• Unique for its emphasis on digital media and communication and for its use of business and management perspectives, in addition to cultural, developmental, political and sociological perspectives
• Entries are written by scholars and some practitioners from around the world, with exceptional depth and international scope of coverage in five themes: Social Media, Commercial Applications, Online Gaming, Law and Policy, and Information and Communicative Technology for Development
• Features leading research in the fields of Media and Communication Studies, Internet Studies, Journalism Studies, Law and Policy Studies, Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, and the fields of Management of Technological Innovation and Business Studies as well as being of interest to scholars in Development Studies
• Organized in an accessible A-Z format with over 150 entries on key topics ranging from 2,000 to 10,000 words
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Reviews

"Libraries that support programs in communication, digital humanities, mass communication, or new media research will want to acquire this set. . . Recommended. Lower-level undergraduates and above."  (Choice, 1 July 2015)

"The entries are for the most part engaging and well-written and doubtless many scholars will enjoy reading them.....this reviewer enjoyed and gained much from reading it." (Reference Reviews 2016)

 

 

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