[CITASA] Internet & Society...

Brian Zelip bzelip at illinois.edu
Mon Feb 27 08:33:29 EST 2012

Hi James. Thought I'd mention some helpful readings for two of your topics:

re: digital divides
Kate Williams, "What is the Digital Divide?" A working paper for the d3
workshop, Ann Arbor, Michigan, August 2001
(a pdf link from citeseerx.ist.psu.edu is available in the first page of a
google search)

re: creative mashups and IP
Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams, 'Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration
Changes Everything'. New York: Portfolio. 2006
(see chapters 5, "The Prosumers" and 7, "Platforms for Participation")

Brian Zelip
Graduate School of Library & Information Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

On Sun, Feb 26, 2012 at 7:38 AM, James A Evans <jevans at uchicago.edu> wrote:

>  I'm teaching a new course next quarter entitled Internet & Society and
> searching for good readings that map the landscape (I have several, but am
> looking for more/better). If you have a syllabus you would be willing to
> share, or know of a fantastic (especially underappreciated) article or book
> relevant to any of the following topics, I would be grateful.
>  history, growth and structure of the Internet
> "digital divide(s)": by class, race, age, communities, occupations and
> countries
> online identities and intimacy
> creative mashups and intellectual property
> political participation
> discourse and polarization
> online cultures and diversity
> immersive and virtual reality
> Information overload, "reading" and thinking with the Internet
> online markets, web services and work
>  Sincere thanks,
>  James
>   James A. Evans
>  Department of Sociology
> University of Chicago
> 1126 E. 59th Street
> Chicago, IL 60637
>  (773)834-3612
> jevans at uchicago.edu
>  http://home.uchicago.edu/~jevans
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