The Cybercultures Reader brings together key writings covering the whole spectrum of cyberspace and related new technologies to explore the ways in which these technologies are reshaping cultural forms and practices. The Reader is divided into thematic sections which focus on key issues such as subcultures in cyberspace, posthumanism and cyberbodies, and pop-cultural depictions of human-machine interaction. Key features include: * an introduction to each section locating the essays in their theoretical and technological context * editor's introduction and accompanying user's guide * extensive bibliography Issues include: * theoretical approaches to cyberculture * representations in fiction and on film * the development of distinct cyber-subcultures * feminist and queer approaches within cyberculture. David Bell, Michael Benedikt, Gareth Branwyn, Scott Bukatman, Susan Clerc, Arturo Escobar, Thomas Foster, Donna Haraway, Barbara Kennedy, Arthur Kroker, Marilouise Kroker, Alison Landsberg, Mark Oehle
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Published March 23, 2000
Political & Social Sciences, Computers & Technology, Humor & Entertainment, Science & Math, Education & Reference.