Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: David Bell Cybercultures Rewriter Part One Approaching Cyberculture David Bell Introduction 1. Michael Benedikt Cyberspace: first steps 2. Donna Haraway A cyborg manifesto: science, technology, and socialist-feminism in the late twentieth century 3. Scott McQuire Space for rent in the last suburb 4. Scott Bukatman Cyberspace 5. Paul Virilio Red alert in cyberspace! Part Two Popular Cybercultures Barbara Kennedy Introduction 6. Mark Oelhert From Captain America to Wolverine: cyborgs in comic books - alternative images of cybernetic heroes and villains 7. David Tomas The technophilic body: on technicity in William Gibson's cyborg culture 8. Todd Holden & Takako Tsuruki Deai-kei: Japan's new culture of encounter 9. Bob Rehak Mapping the bit girl: Lara Croft and new media fandom 10. Lev Manovich From DV realism to a universal recording machine Part Three Cybercommunities David Bell Introduction 11. Willard Ucapher Electronic homesteading on the rural frontier: Big Sky Telegraph and its community 12. Michele Willson Community in the abstract: a political and ethical dilemma? 13. Kevin Robins Against virtual community: for a politics of distance 14. Maria Bakardjieva Virtual togetherness: an everyday-life perspective 15. David Bell Webs as pegs Part Four Cyberidentities David Bell Introduction 16. Charles Cheung Identity construction and self-presentation on personal homepages: emancipatory potentials and reality constraints 17. Alison Landsberg Prosthetic memory: Total Recall and Blade Runner 18. Lisa Nakamura Race in/for cyberspace: identity tourism and racial passing on the internet 19. Aihwa Ong Cyberpublics and diaspora politics among transnational Chinese 20. Tyler Curtain Promiscuous fictions Part Five Cyberfeminisms Barbara Kennedy Introduction 21. Sadie Plant On the matrix: cyberfeminist simulations 22. Chela Sandoval New sciences: cyborg feminism and the methodology of the oppressed 23. Zoe Sofoulis Cyberquake: Haraway's manifesto 24. Alison Adam Feminist AI and cyberfutures Part Six Cyberbodies Barbara Kennedy Introduction 25. Deborah Lupton The embodied computer/user 26. Alluquere Rosanne Stone Will the real body please stand up? Boundary stories about virtual cultures 27. Stelarc From psycho-body to cyber-systems: images as post-human entities 28. Robert Ayers Serene and happy and distant: an interview with Orlan 29. Catherine Waldby Revenants: the digital uncanny Part Seven Cyberlife David Bell Introduction 30. Hans Moravec The universal robot 31. Sarah Kember CyberLife's Creatures 32. Sherry Turkle Cyborg babies and cy-dough-plasm: ideas about self and life in the culture of simulation 33. N. Katherine Hayles Computing the human Part Eight Cyberpolitics David Bell Introduction 34. Saskia Sassen Digital networks and the state: some governance questions 35. Tim Jordan Technopower and its cyberfutures 36. Paul Taylor Hackers: cyberpunks or microserfs? 37. Richard Kahn & Douglas Kellner New media and internet activism: from the Battle of Seattle' to blogging 38. Briavel Holcomb, Philip Bakelaar & Mark Zizzamia The Internet in the aftermath of the World Trace Center attack Part Nine Beyond Cybercultures Barbara Kennedy Introduction 39. Matthew Gandy Cyborg urbanization: monstrosity and complexity in the contemporary city 40. Adriana de Souza e Silva From cyber to hybrid: mobile technologies as interfaces of hybrid spaces 41. Tim Lenoir and Casey Alt Flow, process, fold: intersections in bioinformatics and contemporary architecture 42. Colin Milburn Nanotechnology in the age of posthuman engineering: science fiction as science 43. Robin. Bookseller Inventory #
This updated and thoroughly revised second edition of the best-selling The Cybercultures Reader, includes specially selected contemporary articles by key thinkers in the expanding field of cybercultures studies.
With general and thematic section introductions, a full bibliography and user guide, this latest edition is an indispensable resource for all those interested in living with and thinking about new technologies.
About the Author:
David Bell is senior lecturer in Critical Human Geography and leader of the Urban Cultures & Consumption research cluster at the University of Leeds. His previous publications include An Introduction to Cybercultures (2001) and Cyberculture Theorists: Manuel Castells & Donna Haraway (2006)
Barbara Kennedy is Reader in Film, Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Staffordshire. Her previous publications include Deleuze and Cinema: The Aesthetics of Sensation (2000), The Cybercultures Reader with David Bell (2000) and a variety of articles in journals on feminist film theory, philosophy, dance, choreography and cultural studies.
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