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

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

Dec 2014, Wiley-Blackwell

1296 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$615.00

Description

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

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

"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)

 

 

• 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