Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Part I. Thinking the Network 1. The Network as Method for Organizing the World 2. The Privatization of Social Life 3. Computers as Socializing Tools 4. Acting Inside and Outside the Network Part II. Unthinking the Network 5. Strategies for Unmapping Networks 6. Proximity and Conflict 7. Collaboration and Freedom Part III. Intensifying the Network 8. The Limits of Liberation Technologies 9. The Outside of Networks as Method for Acting in the World Notes Bibliography Index
Ulises Ali Mejias is assistant professor of communication studies at the State University of New York, College at Oswego.
"Interesting and insightful."-Technical Communication "Scholars of Internet- mediated communication and technology should read this, since it challenges the popular framework of the Internet."-International Journal of Communication