ReClaiming Participation

Technology – Mediation – Collectivity

This volume unravels the debates on the »Participation Age«: Instead of perpetuating visions of social »all-inclusion« or the »digital divide«, the collection reclaims collectivity as an effect of technological and historical conditions.

Thinking of participation both as promise and duty, the contributions analyse the attractions and impositions connected to the socio-technical formation of collectivities. The constraints of participation are addressed by focusing on the mutual shaping of user practices and technological environments. It is hence a relational thinking that allows specifying the manifold interconnections of technology, practices and discourses.

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2016-02-10, 296 pages
ISBN: 978-3-8376-2922-4

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Book title
ReClaiming Participation Technology – Mediation – Collectivity
Publisher
transcript Verlag
Pages
296
Features
kart.
ISBN
978-3-8376-2922-4
DOI
Commodity Group
1744
BIC-Code
JFD JPW
BISAC-Code
SOC052000 POL003000
THEMA-Code
JBCT1 JPW
Release date
2016-02-10
Edition
1
Topics
Medien, Internet, Zivilgesellschaft
Readership
Media Studies, Science and Technology Studies
Keywords/Tags
Participation, Digital Media, Relational Thinking, Collectivity, Technology, Internet, Media, Civil Society, Sociology of Media, Political Art, Media Studies

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