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Media, Modernity, Technology

The Geography of the New

by David Morley

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL7492011M
ISBN 100415333415
ISBN 109780415333412

Scholars from communication and media studies join those from science and technology studies to examine media technologies as complex, sociomaterial phenomena. In recent years, scholarship around media technologies has finally shed the assumption that these technologies are separate from and powerfully determining of social life, looking at them instead as produced by and embedded in distinct. The Program in Media and Modernity promotes the interdisciplinary study of the unique cultural formations that came to prominence during the last two centuries, with special attention paid to the interplay between culture and technology. The program centers on architecture, art, film, photography, literature, philosophy, music, history, and all.

If the first wars were fought with sticks and stones, modern warfare is a high-tech battlefield where social media has emerged as a surprising -- and effective -- weapon. From Russian hacking to influ. Modern Thoughts of Japan, Vol. 8, The Philosophy of Economics. Iwanami-shoten. Oldenziel, Ruth. Making Technology Masculine: Men, Women and Modern Machines in America, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. Oudshoorn, Nelly, and Trevor Pinch, eds. How Users Matter: The Co-Construction of Users and Technology (submitted to MIT.

Including discussion on the status and future of media and cultural studies as disciplines, the significance of technology and new media, and raising questions about the place of the magical in the newly emerging forms of techno-modernity in which we live today, this is a media student must-read. understanding of modern technology and its evolution requires a con-ception of modernity within which modern technology can be explained as one of its products. If this holds for technology at large, it certainly 2 Theorizing Modernity and Technology Philip Brey CH02 UG 9/12/02 PM Page


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western world). The concept of modernity furthermore refers to a spe-cific mode of thinking in which technology is identified as the main way of advancing the modernization process. Technology has been far more central to the making of modernity than is usually recognized (Brey, chapter 2, this volume; Hård and Jamison ; Latour ).

Media and Modernity - ISBN: - (ebook) - von John B. Thompson, this book situates the study of the media where it belongs, among a set of disciplines concerned with the emergence, development and structural characteristics of modern societies and their futures.

Yury M. Belou99 € Nitride Semiconductor Technology.Modernity Theory and Technology Studies: Reflections on Bridging the Gap [1] Andrew Feenberg. Posing the Problem. Theories of modernity and technology studies have both made great strides in recent years, but remain quite disconnected despite the obvious overlap in their concerns.together, were constitutive of what we have come to call ‘modern ­ ity’.

Hence, if we wish to understand the nature of modernity – that is, of the institutional characteristics of modern societies and the life conditions created by them – then we must give a central role to the development of communication media and their impact.