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2015: Volume 31

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Vol. 31, No. 1

SPECIAL FORUM: Monetization of user-generated content – Marx revisited

Guest Editors: Jennifer Proffitt, Hamid Ekbia, and Stephen McDowell


Introductory to the special forum on monetization of user-generated content – Marx revisited
Jennifer Proffitt, Hamid Ekbia and Stephen McDowell [Abstract]


Personal data: Blind spot of the “Affective Law of Value”?
Mark Andrejevic

Revisiting Marx’s value theory: a critical response to analyses of digital prosumption
Edward Comor

Revisiting Marx's Value Theory:  Elements of a critical theory of immaterial labor in informational capitalism
Maxime Ouellet

Paradoxical empowerment: Immaterial labor translated in a web of affective connections
Lorna Heaton and Serge Proulx

Value and the unseen producers: Wages for housework in the women’s movement in 1970s Italy and the prosumers of digital capitalism
Ronald E. Day

With a different Marx: Value and the contradictions of Web 2.0 capitalism
Bruce Robinson

Commodity and community in social networking: Marx and the monetization of user-generated content 
Dal Yong Jin and Andrew Feenberg

The social media dispositive and monetization of user-generated content
Melita Zajc


Through the looking glass: Twenty years of Chinese internet research
David Kurt Herold and Gabriele de Seta [Abstract]

Beyond access to information: Understanding the use of information by poor female mobile users in rural India
Devendra Dilip Potnis [Abstract]


Robot futures by Illah Reza Nourbakhsh.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2013.  160 pp.  $26.95.  ISBN 9780262018623 (hardcover).
Randall Livingstone

Inequity in the Technopolis: Race, class, gender, and the digital divide in Austin, edited by Joseph Straubhaar, Jeremiah Spence, Zeynep Tufekci, and Roberta G. Lentz.  Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2012.  281 pp.  $55.00.  ISBN 9780292728714 (hardcover).
Rachael Neal

Code/Space: Software and everyday life by Rob Kitchin & Martin Dodge. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2014.  xiv+290 pp. $20.00.  ISBN 9780262525916 (paper).
Larry Stillman

Vol. 31, No. 2

SPECIAL ISSUE: Regimes of Information and the Paradox of Embeddedness

Guest Editors: Jannis Kallinikos, Hamid Ekbia, and Bonnie Nardi


Regimes of Information and the Paradox of Embeddedness: An Introduction
Jannis Kallinikos, Hamid Ekbia, and Bonnie Nardi [Abstract]


De/contextualizing Information: The Digitization of Video Editing Practices at the BBC
Attila Marton and José-Carlos Mariátegui

Another Wood between the Worlds? Regimes of Worth and the Making of Meanings in the Work of Archivists
Isto Huvila [Abstract]

Epistemic Objects and Embeddedness: Knowledge Construction and Narratives in Research Networks of Practice
Emad Khazraee and Susan Gasson [Abstract]

The Contexts of Control: Information, Power, and Truck Driving Work
Karen E.C. Levy

Getting Information Systems to Interact: The Social Fact Character of ‘Object’ Clarity as a Factor in Designing Information Systems
Anne Warfield Rawls and David Mann

Governing PatientsLikeMe: Information Production and Research Through an Open, Distributed and Data-Based Social Media Network
Niccolò Tempini


Knowledge and Conversation
Albert Borgmann


The Ironic Spectator: Solidarity in the Age of Post-Humanitarianism, by Lilie Chouliaraki.  Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2013.  238 pp.  $24.95.  ISBN 9780745642116 (paper).
Nicholas G. Cragoe

Surveillance or Security: The Risks Posed by New Wiretapping Technologies, by Susan Landau.  Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2013.  400 pp.  $18.95.  ISBN 9780262518741 (paper).
Mitch Monsour

The Propaganda Society: Promotional Culture and Politics in Global Context, edited by Gerald Sussman. New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing, 2011. 332 pp. $139.95. ISBN 978-1433109973 (hardcover); $35.17. ISBN 978-1433109966 (paper).         
Ashleigh Miller, Sabrina Peterman, and Nicholas J. Rowland

Vol. 31, No. 3

SPECIAL ISSUE: Beyond Industrial Robotics: Social Robots Entering Public and Domestic Spheres

Guest Editors: Leopoldina Fortunati, Anna Esposito, Giuseppe Lugano


Introduction to the Special Issue “Beyond Industrial Robotics: Social Robots Entering Public and Domestic Spheres”
Leopoldina Fortunati, Anna Esposito, Giuseppe Lugano


Social Robotics and Societies of Robots 
Antonio Bicchi and Guglielmo Tamburrini


Rationalizing Sociality: An Unfinished Script for Socialbots
Maria Bakardjieva

Shall We Talk? Conversing with Humans and Robots
Naomi S. Baron [Abstract]

Integrating Constrained Experiments in Long-term Human-Robot Interaction using Task– and Scenario–based Prototyping
Dag Sverre Syrdal, Kerstin Dautenhahn, Wan Ching Ho, Kheng Lee Koay

The Contemporary Appeal of Artificial Companions: Social Robots as Vehicles to Cultural Worlds of Experience
Michaela Pfadenhauer [Abstract]


DIY Citizenship: Critical Making and Social Media, edited by Matt Ratto and Megan Boler. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2014. 450 pp.  $30.00.  ISBN 9780262525527 (paper).
Tin-yuet Ting

Connecting Democracy: Online Consultation and the Flow of Political Communication, edited by Stephen Coleman and Peter M. Shane.  Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2012. 440 pp. $29.00. ISBN 9780262516464 (paper).
Robert B. Affe

Vol. 31, No. 4


Promoting Broadband and ICT Access for Disabled Persons: Comparative Analysis of Initiatives in Asia-Pacific Region
Krishna Jayakar, Chun Liu, Gary Madden and Eun-A Parko [Abstract]

Measuring Internet Users’ Online Activity: An Application of the Super-Efficiency Data Envelopment Analysis Model
Chih Cheng Chen [Abstract]

Digital Divide and Caste in Rural Pakistan
Ahsan Abdullah [Abstract]


ICTs, Development, and the Capabilities Approach by Dorothea Kleine. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2013.  xi+ 280 pp. $34.00. ISBN 9780262018203 (hardcover). [Ebook. $24.00 ISBN: 9780262306423.]
Larry Stillman

Vol. 31, No. 5


Social Networks and the Success of Market Intermediaries: Evidence from the US Residential Real Estate Industry
Kevin Crowston, Steve Sawyer, and Rolf Wigand [Abstract]

Towards a Multifaceted Model of Internet Access for Understanding Digital Divides: An Empirical Investigation
Alexander J.A.M. van Deursen and Jan A.G.M. vaDijk [Abstract]

Value, Rent, and the Political Economy of Social Media
Jakob Rigi and Robert Prey [Abstract]


Information Thinness: Saudi Arabia
Abdulrahman Essa Al Lily [Abstract]


The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media, Jose Van Dijck. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2013. ix + 228 pp. $24.95. ISBN 9780199970780 (paper).
Hui N. Wilcox


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