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Algorithms and the End of PoliticsHow Technology Shapes 21st-Century American Life

Algorithms and the End of Politics: How Technology Shapes 21st-Century American Life

Scott Timcke

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215311
eISBN:
9781529215342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215311.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

As the United States contends with issues of populism and de-democratization, this book considers the impacts of digital technologies on the country's politics and society. The book provides a ... More

Data LivesHow Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Data Lives: How Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Rob Kitchin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215144
eISBN:
9781529215168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215144.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

How can we begin to grasp the scope and scale of our new data-rich world, and can we truly comprehend what is at stake? This book explores the intricacies of data creation and charts how data-driven ... More

Media Technologies for Work and Play in East AsiaCritical Perspectives on Japan and the Two Koreas

Media Technologies for Work and Play in East Asia: Critical Perspectives on Japan and the Two Koreas

Micky Lee and Peichi Chung (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529213362
eISBN:
9781529213393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213362.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Media Technologies for Work and Play in East Asia: Critical Perspectives on Japan and the Two Koreas examines work and play technologies in the three Northeast Asian countries by collecting ten ... More

The Public and Their PlatformsPublic Sociology in an Era of Social Media

The Public and Their Platforms: Public Sociology in an Era of Social Media

Mark Carrigan and Lambros Fatsis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529201055
eISBN:
9781529201109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201055.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

As social media is increasingly becoming a standard feature of sociological practice, this book rethinks the role of these mediums in public sociology and what they can contribute to the discipline ... More

Social Media and the Automatic Production of MemoryClassification, Ranking and the Sorting of the Past

Social Media and the Automatic Production of Memory: Classification, Ranking and the Sorting of the Past

Ben Jacobsen and David Beer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529218152
eISBN:
9781529218183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529218152.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Social media platforms hold vast amounts of biographical data about our lives. They repackage our past content as ‘memories’ and deliver them back to us. But how does that change the way we remember? ... More

We Have Always Been CyborgsDigital Data, Gene Technologies, and an Ethics of Transhumanism

We Have Always Been Cyborgs: Digital Data, Gene Technologies, and an Ethics of Transhumanism

Stefan Lorenz Sorgner

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529219203
eISBN:
9781529219241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529219203.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The concept of transhumanism emerged in the middle of the 20th century and has influenced discussions around artificial intelligence, brain–computer interfaces, genetic technologies and life ... More

Youth Prospects in the Digital SocietyIdentities and Inequalities in an Unravelling Europe

Youth Prospects in the Digital Society: Identities and Inequalities in an Unravelling Europe

John Bynner and Walter Heinz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447351467
eISBN:
9781447351511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351467.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Youth Prospects in the Digital Society In an age when the next generation have worse prospects than their parents, this book appraises the challenges that young people face resulting from the ... More

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