The Resource Media technology : critical perspectives, Joost Van Loon

Media technology : critical perspectives, Joost Van Loon

Label
Media technology : critical perspectives
Title
Media technology
Title remainder
critical perspectives
Statement of responsibility
Joost Van Loon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Using philosophical and historical analysis, this book illustrates how throughout the course of society, different forms of media have helped to shape our perceptions, expectations and interpretations
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
302.2301
Index
index present
LC call number
P96.T42
LC item number
L66 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Issues in cultural and media studies
Label
Media technology : critical perspectives, Joost Van Loon
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
Cover -- Contents -- Chapter 1: An Introduction -- Mediation as a black box -- Media as phenomena -- Mediation and politics -- Mediation as social interaction -- Mediation as cultural reproduction -- Technology as ordering -- Form -- Historicity -- Cultural embedding -- Embodiment (and disembodiment) -- Outline -- Suggested further reading -- Chapter 2: A Critical History of Media Technology -- Technological and social change: bias in the work of Harold Innis -- Wealth, power and knowledge -- From political economy to biophilosophy -- The tetrad -- Critical media analysis -- Media as 'Extensions of Man' [sic] -- An example: print in China and Europe -- Decentred subjects -- Hybrid media -- McLuhan as a cyborg theorist? -- Media evolutions -- An alternative critique -- Conclusion -- Suggested further reading -- Chapter 3: Alternative Trajectories -- A German trajectory: the work of Benjamin -- Benjamin's historical materialism -- 'The Work of Art' in an age of mechanical reproduction -- Cult value and exhibition value -- A British trajectory: Cultural Studies -- Raymond Williams' cultural history of television -- Against technological determinism -- Need and technological innovation -- Anglo-Germanic synergies? -- Aura and structure of feeling -- A French trajectories: Barthes and Baudrillard -- Barthes: text and image -- Text -- Image -- Denotation and connotation -- Baudrillard on electronic hyper-visualization -- Branding -- Popular valorization -- Telematics and the post-modern -- The simulacrum -- Entropy and self-referential mediation (autopoiesis) -- Conclusion -- Suggested further reading -- Chapter 4: 'Media as extensions of wo/man -- Technological fixation: engendering the gaze -- The pornography issue -- Pornography as a technology of mediation -- Simulation revisited: manipulating needs -- Feminist medium analyses -- Domestication -- The ascendance of 'the Feminine' -- Post-humanism and cyberfeminism -- Embodiment and enframing -- Conclusion -- Suggested further reading -- Chapter 5: New media and networked (dis) embodiment -- Electronic communication media -- The mass rally -- Telematics and disorientation -- Cyberspace and the interface -- Interfaciality and identification: the case of cyber rape -- Virtual being -- Touch -- Media as actor networks -- Analysing mediation as action -- Representation and re-presentation -- Transduction -- Mediation and trust -- Runescapism -- Conclusion -- Suggested further reading -- Chapter 6: Conclusion -- Mediation and 'thirdness' -- Attunement as a historical process -- Sensibility and cultural specificity -- Technological being -- Inspiration -- Coevolution -- Medium, space and time -- Glossary -- References -- Index
Control code
ocn245257905
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 174 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780335235315
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786611331313
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
133131
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35999688
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)245257905
  • pebcs033523531X
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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