Drawing on their expertise in geography, political science, international relations, and communication studies, McDowell, Steinberg, and Tomasello investigate specific policy problems encountered as international organizations, corporations, and individual users try to "manage" a space that simultaneously contradicts and supports existing institutions and systems of governance, identity, and technology.
|Publisher:||Temple University Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Stephen D. McDowell is John H. Phipps Professor of Communication and Chair of the Department of Communication at Florida State University. He is the author of Globalization, Liberalization, and Policy Change: A Political Economy of India's Communications Sector.
Philip E. Steinberg is an Associate Professor of Geography at Florida State University. He is the author of The Social Construction of the Ocean and co-editor (with Rob Shields) of The Urban After Katrina: Place, Community, Connections, and Memory.
Tami K. Tomasello is an Assistant Professor in the School of Communication, East Carolina University.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Managing the Infosphere
Chapter 2: Managing Technological Change
Chapter 3: Scales of Governance, Governance of Scales
Chapter 4: Communication Technology, Mobility, and Cultural Consumption
Chapter 5: Internet Names, Semiotics, and Alternative Spaces of Governance
Chapter 6: Fixity, Mobility, and the Governance of Internet Names
Chapter 7: The Infosphere: A World of Places, an Ocean of Information or a Special Administrative Region?