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John Armitage: EXPLORING CYBER SOCIETY: CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS,Volume 1


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To: nettime-l@desk.nl
Subject: EXPLORING CYBER SOCIETY: CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, Volume 1
Date: Thu, 8 Jul 1999 14:10:54 +0100 

Hi Nettimers

Following the success of the three day international conference entitled
EXPLORING CYBER SOCIETY, held at the University of Northumbria at
Newcastle UK on 5-7 July, I am in a position to offer for sale a strictly
limited number of copies of the conference proceedings @ 15 per volume
(normally 20 per volume). There are 2 edited volumes in all. In each of
the edited volumes there are 37 academic papers, making a total of 74
up-to-the-minute- pieces in all.

Please find the contents of Volume 1 below. The contents of Volume 2 are
to follow in a separate email.

If anyone wishes to purchase one or more of these volumes then please
email the conference secretary, Lorna.Kennedy@unn.ac.uk or me on
john.armitage@unn.ac.uk

best wishes

John Armitage

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   Exploring Cyber Society

Social, Political, Economic and Cultural Issues

Contents - Volume I



John Armitage & Joanne Roberts, Introduction to the Proceedings of the
Conference 
Georg Aichholzer & Rupert Schmutzer, Options, Policy Issues, and
Implementation of Electronic Government Services
Panagiota Alevizou, New Media and Cybergenres: The Case of Encyclopedias
Online and the Methodological Challenges for Analysing the 'New' in Digital
Media
Louise Amoore, Disembedded Technology? Globalisation, Knowledge and Social
Change
Maria Bakardjieva & Richard Smith, The Internet in Everyday Life: Computer
Networking from the Standpoint of the Domestic User
Andrea Baker, Relationships in Everyday Life Online: Finding Love in
Cyberspace
Richard Barbrook, The Hi-Tech Gift Economy
Richard Barbrook, The Holy Fools
Lindsay Barrett & Marion Benjamin, The Aesthetics and Politics of New Media
Practices
Hillary Bays, The Gift Economy in Internet Chat - Giving Immaterial and
"Material" Gifts
Frans A.J. Birrer, Cyber Society and Democratic Quality
Anita Borch, Deconstructing the Internet-market - a Critical Consumer
Perspective
Dale Bradley, The Rhizotope
Christopher Brien, The Death of Distance: Teaching Online at an Australian
University
Joanne Britton, Fiona Devine, Rosmary Mellor & Peter Halfpenny, The
Potential for Home-Working in the Information Age: Case Studies from
Manchester's Financial and Business Services
Niels Brugger, Body, Technology and Media, With Mauss, McLuhan and Virilio
as Guides
Jose-David Carracedo, To What Extent is the Scheme of Panopticism Useful in
the Age of Global Electronic Communications to Make Sense of the Concept of
Power and Surveillance?
Justo Carracedo-Gallardo & Jose-David Carracedo, Use of Security Protocols
for Privacy and Anonymity Protection in the Internet Communications
Glenda Carriere, Forays Into Cyberspace: The Establishment of Electronic
Communications by a Non-Profit Women's Organisation 
B.M. Chivhanga, Living It Out - The Internet in Africa
Anna Croon, Making Sense of Cyberspace - A Question of Being - With
Information Technology
Lincoln Dahlberg, The Internet and Electronic Democracy: Exploring Three
Alternatives 
Bella Dicks & Bruce Mason, Cyber Ethnography and the Digital Researcher
Lynn Dobbs & Rosie Cunningham, Smooth Operators: Examining the Role of ICTs
in the National Health Service
Karen Evans, Into the Black Holes - Social Exclusion and the Information
Society
Shehina Fazal, More Than Just Consumers: New Media and Shifting Boundaries
of Childhood and Adulthood in Cyber Society
Tony Fitzpatrick, Critical Cyber Policy: Network Technologies, Massless
Citizens, Virtual Rights
Mary Flanagan, Navigable Narratives: Gender and Narrative Spatiality in
Virtual Worlds
Sheila French & Helen Richardson, Gender and the Cyber Classroom
Mike Gane, Bathos of Technology and Politics in Fourth Order Simulacra
Charlie Gere, The Systemic Sublime
Philip Graham, Hypercapitalism: Political Economy, Electric Identity, and
Authorial Alienation
Lynne Hall & Carlisle E. George, Law and Punishment in Virtual Communities
Robin B. Hamman, Computer Networks Linking Network Communities: Effects of
AOL Use Upon Pre-existing Communities
Terry Harpold & Kavita Philip, Of Bugs and Rats: Cyber-cleanliness,
Cyber-squalor, and the Fantasies of Globalization
Martin Harris, New Labour New Media: Virtual Learning and the University for
Industry
Maren Hartmann, Surfer, Netizen, Cyberflaneur, Webgrrl: Online User
Metaphors In Use

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"The military is the message"

John Armitage
Division of Government & Politics
University of Northumbria at Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 8ST
UK
Tel: 0191 227 3943
Fax: 0191 227 4654
E-mail (w): john.armitage@unn.ac.uk
E-mail (h): j.armitage@technologica.demon.co.uk
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