Network Culture: Politics For the Information Age by Tiziana Terranova

By Tiziana Terranova

In an age of e mail lists and chat groups, e-zines and weblogs, bringing jointly clients, shoppers, employees and activists from all over the world, what different types of political subjectivity are rising? What varieties of politics develop into attainable in a time of data overload and media saturation? What constructions of energy and keep an eye on function over a self-organising process just like the internet?
In this hugely unique new paintings, Tiziana Terranova investigates the political measurement of the community tradition during which we now reside, and explores what the hot types of conversation and service provider may well suggest for our realizing of strength and politics. Terranova engages with key innovations and debates in cultural conception and cultural politics, utilizing examples from media tradition, computing, community dynamics, and net activism in the anti-capitalist and anti-war activities.
Network tradition concludes that the nonlinear community dynamics that hyperlink various modes of conversation at diversified degrees (from neighborhood radio to satellite tv for pc tv, from the nationwide press to the net, from broadcasting to rumours and conspiracy theories) give you the stipulations during which one other politics can emerge. This different politics, the ebook indicates, doesn't entail the construction of a brand new political discourse or ideology, however the invention of micropolitical strategies in a position to withstand new different types of social control.

Show description

Read or Download Network Culture: Politics For the Information Age PDF

Best information technology books

Hacker's Guide to Project Management (Computer Weekly Professional)

Coping with a software program improvement undertaking is a posh strategy. there are numerous deliverables to provide, criteria and techniques to monitor, plans and budgets to satisfy, and various humans to control. venture administration does not simply commence and finish with designing and development the approach. as soon as you might have exact, designed and outfitted (or received) the process it nonetheless should be thoroughly proven, documented and settled into the reside atmosphere.

Microsoft Project 2010 Inside Out

Triumph over Microsoft undertaking 2010—from the interior out! you are past the fundamentals, so dive correct in and very placed your venture administration abilities to paintings! This supremely geared up reference packs thousands of timesaving ideas, troubleshooting counsel, and workarounds. it is all muscle and no fluff. detect how the specialists take on venture 2010—and problem your self to new degrees of mastery.

Network Culture: Politics For the Information Age

In an age of e mail lists and chat groups, e-zines and weblogs, bringing jointly clients, shoppers, employees and activists from world wide, what sorts of political subjectivity are rising? What varieties of politics turn into attainable in a time of knowledge overload and media saturation? What buildings of strength and keep an eye on function over a self-organising procedure just like the net?

Digital India: Understanding Information, Communication and Social Change

India's tryst with the electronic is an in depth venture and whereas a lot media cognizance is given to flagship tasks, the tale is usually of marginalised peoples, in towns, appropriating electronic leaks, utilizing the electronic and thereby contributing to the electronic economic system. it truly is this conflict among enclosing the electronic and lengthening entry to it that makes the tale of the electronic in India an exhilarating one.

Extra info for Network Culture: Politics For the Information Age

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.44 of 5 – based on 28 votes