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Internet (Routledge Introductions to Media and Communications)

Internet (Routledge Introductions to Media and Communications)
Author: Lorenzo Cantoni - Stefano Tardini
ISBN 13: 9780415352277
ISBN 10: 415352274
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2006-04-14
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
List Price: $36.95

From music to gaming, information gathering to eLearning; eCommerce to eGovernment, Lorenzo Cantoni and Stefano Tardini's absorbing introduction considers the internet as a communication technology; the opportunities it affords us, the limitations it imposes and the functions it allows.

Internet explores:

  • the political economy of the internet

  • hypertext

  • computer mediated communication

  • websites as communication

  • conceptualizing users of the internet

  • internet communities and practices.

Perfect for students studying this modern phenomenon, and a veritable e-feast for all cyber junkies.