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Putting Knowledge to Work and Letting Information Play

  • Timothy W. Luke
  • Jeremy Hunsinger

Part of the Transdisciplinary Studies book series (TDSS, volume 4)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Timothy W. Luke, Jeremy Hunsinger
    Pages 1-14
  3. Ben Agger
    Pages 15-22
  4. Gary Hall
    Pages 23-36
  5. Brian Opie
    Pages 73-86
  6. Timothy W. Luke
    Pages 87-94
  7. Edward A. Fox, Gail Mcmillan, Venkat Srinivasan
    Pages 95-110
  8. Sue Thomas
    Pages 111-117
  9. Thom Swiss
    Pages 119-120
  10. Timothy W. Luke, Jeremy Hunsinger
    Pages 121-134
  11. ED FALCO
    Pages 135-166
  12. Mark Poster
    Pages 177-184
  13. Douglas Kellner
    Pages 185-210
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 237-238

About this book

Introduction

These collected papers are critical reflections about the rapid digitalization of discourse and culture. This disruptive change in communicative interaction has swept rapidly through major universities, nation states, learned disciplines, leading businesses, and government agencies during the past decade. To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Center for Digital Discourse and Culture (CDDC) at Virginia Tech, which has been a pioneering leader for many of these changes in university settings, the contributors to this volume examine the transformative implications of digitalizing discourse and culture inside and outside of the academic arena. These technologies of digitalization have created new communities of users, which are highly engaged with their new communicative possibilities, informational content, and discursive forms. Few have asked what these changes will mean, and many of the most important voices engaged in debates about this critical transformation are gathered here in this volume. Each author in his or her own way considers what accepting digital discourse and informational culture now means for contemporary economies, governments, and societies.

Keywords

knowledge economy

Editors and affiliations

  • Timothy W. Luke
    • 1
  • Jeremy Hunsinger
    • 2
  1. 1.Virginia Tech, BlacksburgVirginiaUSA
  2. 2.Wilfrid Laurier University, WaterlooOntarioCanada

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