The Resource Human no more : digital subjectivities, unhuman subjects, and the end of anthropology, edited by Neil L. Whitehead and Michael Wesch

Human no more : digital subjectivities, unhuman subjects, and the end of anthropology, edited by Neil L. Whitehead and Michael Wesch

Label
Human no more : digital subjectivities, unhuman subjects, and the end of anthropology
Title
Human no more
Title remainder
digital subjectivities, unhuman subjects, and the end of anthropology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Neil L. Whitehead and Michael Wesch
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Turning an anthropological eye toward cyberspace, Human No More explores how conditions of the online world shape identity, place, culture, and death within virtual communities. Online worlds have recently thrown into question the traditional anthropological conception of place-based ethnography. They break definitions, blur distinctions, and force us to rethink the notion of the "subject." Human No More asks how digital cultures can be integrated and how the ethnography of both the "unhuman" and the "digital" could lead to possible reconfiguring the notion of the "human." This provocative
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CN8ML
Dewey number
303.48/34
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GN33
LC item number
.H944 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Human no more : digital subjectivities, unhuman subjects, and the end of anthropology, edited by Neil L. Whitehead and Michael Wesch
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The mutual co-construction of online and onground in cyborganic: making an ethnography of networked social media speak to challenges of the posthuman / Jennifer Cool -- We were always human / Zeynep Tufekci -- Manufacturing and encountering "human" in the age of digital reproduction / Matthew Bernius -- The digital graveyard: online social networking sites as vehicles of remembrance / Jenny Ryan -- Anonymous, anonymity, and the end(s) of identity and groups online: lessons from the "first internet-based superconsciousness" / Michael Wesch and the digital ethnography class of spring 2009 -- Splitting and layering at the interface: mediating Indian diasporas across generations / Radhika Gajjala and Sue Ellen McComas -- Avatar: a posthuman perspective on virtual worlds / Gray Graffam -- Technology, representation, and the "e-thropologist": the shape-shifting field among native Amazonians / Stephanie W. Alemán -- The adventures of Mark and Olly: the pleasures and horrors of anthropology on TV / James Hoesterey -- Invisible Caboclos and vagabond ethnographers: a look at ethnographic engagement in twenty-first century Amazonia / Kent Wisniewski -- Marginal bodies, altered states, and subhumans: (dis)articulations between physical and virtual realities in Centro São Paolo / Michael Heckenberger -- Are we there yet?: the end of anthropology is beyond the human / Neil L. Whitehead
Control code
ocn811615369
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 243 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781457117404
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30201342
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)811615369
  • pebcs145711738X

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