- List of Figures
- List of Tables
- List of Contributors
- List of Abbreviations
- The challenges of ICTs
- The ICT paradigm
- Markets and policies in new knowledge economies
- Globalization of the ICT labour force
- Productivity and ICTs: A review of the evidence
- Economic policy analysis and the internet: Coming to terms with a telecommunications anomaly
- Internet diffusion and the geography of the digital divide in the United States
- The economics of ICTs: Building blocks and implications
- On confronting some common myths of is strategy discourse
- Information technology sourcing: Fifteen years of learning
- ICT, organizations, and networks
- Information technology and the dynamics of organizational change
- Making sense of ICT, new media, and ethics
- Electronic networks, power, and democracy
- E‐democracy: The history and future of an idea
- Communicative entitlements and democracy: The future of the digital divide debate
- Governance and state organization in the digital era
- Privacy protection and ICT: Issues, instruments, and concepts
- Surveillance, power, and everyday life
- New media literacies: At the intersection of technical, cultural, and discursive knowledges
- Youthful experts? A critical appraisal of children's emerging internet literacy
- The interrelations between online and offline: Questions, issues, and implications
- ICTs and political movements
- ICTs and communities in the twentyfirst century: Challenges and perspectives
- ICTs and inequality: Net gains for women?
Abstract and Keywords
Questions of literacy raise questions of the nature of the relationship between what goes on on-line and what off-line. A wide range of areas where this agenda has been identified has been reviewed, but in each case it still needs further discussion: in e-commerce, in journalism, in civil society, but above all in the fine grain of action in everyday life. It has been argued that it is still the case that thinking is dominated by a kind of ‘two-realm’ approach, which will consistently fail to understand the intensity of their interrelationship. What is required is a political economy which stresses the materiality of power inscribed across both domains, and a broadly ethnographic perspective, where, likewise, there is every intention of exploring the mutual contextualization of life which is simultaneously both on-line and off.
Shani Orgad is Lecturer at the Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science.
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