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2011: Volume 27

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Vol. 27, No. 1


Internet Use and Political Participation: Reflections on the Normalization/Mobilization Controversy
Fadi Hirzalla, Liesbet van Zoonen, and Jan de Ridder

A Critical Analysis of Current Indexes for Digital Divide Measurement [Abstract]
Giuseppe Bruno, Emilio Esposito, Andrea Genovese, and Kholekile L. Gwebu

Can the Web Be Made Accessible for People with Intellectual Disabilities? [Abstract]
Helen Kennedy, Simon Evans, and Siobhan Thomas


Wikipedia’s “Neutral Point of View”: Settling Conflict through Ambiguity [Abstract]
Sorin Adam Matei and Caius Dobrescu

Supporting “Everyday Analysts” in Safety- and Time-Critical Situations [Abstract]
Leysia Palen, Sarah Vieweg, and Kenneth Mark Anderson


Policing and Technology
Inside the Digital Revolution: Policing and Changing Communication with the Public
, by Bridgette Wessels. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2007. 210 pp. $99.95 cloth. ISBN 978-0-7546-7087-2.

Policing Contingencies, by Peter Manning. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2003. 305 pp. $39.00 cloth. ISBN 9780226503516.

Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System, edited by April Pattavina. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2004. 304 pp. $95.95 cloth/$51.95 paper. 9780761930181 cloth/ 9780761930198 paper.
Reviewed by Michael Tyworth

Vol. 27, No. 2


The Pre-Internet Downloading Controversy: The Evolution of Use Rights for Digital Intellectual and Cultural Works [Abstract]
Kristin R. Eschenfelder, Anuj C. Desai, and Greg Downey

Who’s Responsible for the Digital Divide? Public Perceptions and Policy Implications [Abstract]
Dmitry Epstein, Erik C. Nisbet, and Tarleton Gillespie

Analyzing Peer-to-Peer Technology Using Information Ethics [Abstract]
Mariarosaria Taddeo and Antonino Vaccaro


Online Social Sites as Virtual Parks: An investigation into leisure online and offline [Abstract]
Payal Arora

Are Changes in the Digital Divide Consistent with Global Equality or Inequality? [Abstract]
Jeffrey James


Kids Online: Opportunities and Risks for Children, edited by Sonia Livingstone and Leslie Haddon. Bristol, UK: The Policy Press, University of Bristol, 2009. $35.00 paper. ISBN 978-1-84742-438-9 paper/978-1-84742-439-6 cloth.
Thomas N. Gardner

Play Redux: The Form of Computer Games, by David Myers. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2010. $24.95 paper/$41.73 cloth. ISBN 978-0-472-05092-5 paper/978-0-472-07092-3 cloth.
Luis O. Arata

Chess Metaphors: Artificial Intelligence and the Human Mind, by Diego Rasskin-Gutman. Translated by Deborah Klosky. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2009. 227 pp. $24.95 cloth. ISBN: 978-0-262-18267-6.
Melody Jue

Inherent Vice: Bootleg Histories of Videotape and Copyright, by Lucas Hilderbrand. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2009. xxiii + 320 pp. $24.95 paper/$89.95 cloth. ISBN 978-0-8223-4376-9 paper/978-0-8223-4353-0 cloth.
Kinohi Nishikawa

Computers, Schools, and Students: The Effects of Technology, by Cedric Cullingford and Nusrat Haq. University of Huddersfield, UK: Ashgate Publishing, Surry, England, 2009, first edition 126 pages Price : $99.95 Hardcover (Online: $89.96). ISBN: 978-0-7546-7821-2, EISBN: 978-0-7546-9613-2.
Craig Howard

Tactical Media (Electronic Mediations), by Rita Raley. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. xi + 195 pp. $16.66 paper/$56.84 cloth. ISBN 978-0816651511.
Manaf Bashir

Vol. 27, No. 3


An Econometric Analysis of the Sociodemographic Topology of the Digital Divide in Europe [Abstract]
Jörn H. B. Lengsfeld

National Identity and the Informational Welfare State: Turkey and Malaysia Compared [Abstract]
Gabe Ignatow

Mobile Phones and the Cultural Ecology of Fishing in Kerala, India [Abstract]
T. T. Sreekumar

Questioning the Web 2.0 Discourse: Social Roles, Production, Values and the case of the Human Rights Portal [Abstract]
Hector Postigo


My Life as a Night Elf Priest: An Anthropological Account of World of WarCraft, by Bonnie A. Nardi. Ann Arbor, USA: University of Michigan Press, 2010. $27.95 paper/$70.00 cloth. ISBN 978-0-472-05098-7 paper/978-0-472-07098-5 cloth.
Alenda Y. Chang

Working-Class Network Society: Communication Technology and the Information Have-Less in Urban China, by Jack Linchuan Qiu. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 2009. 320 pp. $37.00. ISBN 978-0262170062.
Sarah T. Roberts

Online Interviewing, by Nalita James and Hugh Busher. London, UK: Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd. 2009. $45.95 paper/ $115.00 hardcover. ISBN 978-1-41294-532-5 paper /978-1-41294-531-8 hardcover.
Trevor J. Owens

Living in a Material World, edited by Trevor Pinch and Richard Swedberg. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008. $30.00 paper / $75.00 cloth. ISBN 978-0-26266-207-9 paper / ISBN 978-0-26216-252-4 cloth.
Lisa Klarr

Knowledge Sharing Among Scientists: Why Reputation Matters for R&D in Multinational Firms, by Prescott C. Ensign. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. xxi + 220 pp. £50$90 hardcover. ISBN 0230611737.
Kathleen Fear

Ethics in Cyberspace: How Cyberspace May Influence Interpersonal Interaction, by Thomas Ploug. London: Springer, 2009. $139.00 hard. ISBN 9048123690.
Mark W. Bell

Vol. 27, No. 4


New Media, Micro-mobilization, and Political Agenda Setting: Crossover Effects in Political Mobilization and Media Usage [Abstract]
Victor Bekkers, Henri Beunders, Arthur Edwards, and Rebecca Moody

A Comprehensive Theoretical Framework for Personal Information-Related Behaviors on the Internet [Abstract]
Ardion Beldad, Menno de Jong, and Michaël Steehouder

The Relationship between Political Factors and the Development of e-Participatory-Government [Abstract]
Isabel-María García-Sánchez, Luis Rodríguez-Domínguez, and Isabel Gallego-Álvarez


Critical Making: Conceptual and Material Studies in Technology and Social Life [Abstract]
Matt Ratto

The iPhone Shock in Korea [Abstract]
Pyungho Kim


Global Challenges for Identity Policies, by Edgar A. Whitley; Ian R Hosein. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. $53.00. xix, 283pp cloth. ISBN: 0-230-54223-9.
Larry Stillman

Reticulations: Jean-Luc Nancy and the Networks of the Political, by Philip Armstrong, Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2009.  xi + 307 pp., $25.00 paper. ISBN: 9780816654901.
Kim Lacey

Electronic Elsewheres: Media, Technology, and the Experience of Social Space, edited by Chris Berry, Soyoung Kim, and Lynn Spiegel. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2010. 312 pp.,  $22.50 paperback. ISBN 0816647372.
Bryce Peake

The Computer Boys Take Over. Computers, Programmers, and the Politics of Technical Expertise, by Nathan Ensmenger. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010. 336 pp. $30. cloth. ISBN-10: 0-262-05093-5; ISBN-13: 978-0-262-05093-7.
Bärbel Bohr

Electronic Emotion: The Mediation of Emotion via Information and Communication Technologies, edited by Jane Vincent and Leopoldina Fortunati.  Interdisciplinary Communication Studies, Vol. 3.  Germany: Peter Lang, 2009.  237 pp. $51.95 paper. ISBN 978-3-039-11866-3.
Carolyn M. Schwartz

Vol. 27, No. 5


Video as Digital Object: Production and Distribution of Video Content in the Internet Media Ecosystem [Abstract]
Jannis Kallinikos and José-Carlos Mariátegui

The Framing Years: Policy Fundamentals in the Internet Design Process, 1969–1979 [Abstract]
Sandra Braman

Net Neutrality Discourses: Comparing Advocacy and Regulatory Arguments in the United States and the United Kingdom [Abstract]
Alison Powell & Alissa Cooper

The (Social) Construction of Information Security [Abstract]
Wolter Pieters


Weaving a New 'Net: A Mesh-Based Solution for Democratizing Networked Communications [Abstract]
Aram Sinnreich, Nathan Graham & Aaron Trammell


The Wireless Spectrum: The Politics, Practice, and Poetics of Mobile Media, edited by Barbara Crow, Michael Longford, and Kim Sawchuck. Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 2010. $50.00 hardcover. ISBN 978-0802098931 (hardcover).
Claire Menck

Georeferencing: The Geographic Associations of Information, by Linda L. Hill. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009. 260 pp. $18.00 paper/$35.00 cloth. ISBN 0-262-51252-1 (paper)/ISBN 0-262-08354-X (cloth).
Edward Gonzalez-Tennant

Online a Lot of the Time: Ritual, Fetish, Sign, by Ken Hillis. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2009. 328 pp. $23.95 paper/$84.95 cloth. ISBN 978-0-8223-4448-3 (paper)/978-0-8223-4434-6 (cloth).
Rosh J. Dhanawade

The Laboring of Communication: Will Knowledge Workers of the World Unite?, by Vincent Mosco and Catherine McKercher. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008. 359 pp. $70 hardcover/$29.95 paper. ISBN 978-0-7391-1813-9 (hardcover).
Susan C. Leggett


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