An Introduction to Cybercultures

An Introduction to Cybercultures

By (author) David Bell

US$120.78US$123.34

You save US$2.56

Free delivery worldwide

Available
Dispatched in 4 business days

When will my order arrive?

An Introduction to Cybercultures provides an accessible guide to the major forms, practices and meanings of this rapidly-growing field. From the evolution of hardware and software to the emergence of cyberpunk film and fiction, David Bell introduces readers to the key aspects of cyberculture, including email, the internet, digital imaging technologies, computer games and digital special effects. Each chapter contains 'hot links' to key articles in its companion volume, The Cybercultures Reader, suggestions for further reading, and details of relevant websites. Individual chapters examine: * Cybercultures: an introduction * Storying cyberspace * Cultural Studies in cyberspace * Community and cyberculture * Identities in cyberculture * Bodies in cyberculture * Cybersubcultures * Researching cybercultures

show more
  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 161.5 x 247.9 x 19.8mm | 517.1g
  • 12 Oct 2001
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London
  • English
  • 10 b&w photographs
  • 041524658X
  • 9780415246583

Other books in this category

Other people who viewed this bought:

Author Information

David Bell is Reader in Cultural Studies at Staffordshire University. He is the co-editor of The Cybercultures Reader (Routledge 2000), and co-author of Consuming Geographies (Routledge 1997).

show more

Review quote

..."this book is a useful introduction to the theoretical underpinnings of that niche of academic cultural studies that addresses technology...Bell's approach yields a useful primer of the fundamentals of cultural theory as applied to the subjects in and about computer technology."-Claire Hoertz Badaracco, Marquette University "Communication Research Trends, Spring 2003

show more