The Participatory Cultures Handbook by Aaron Delwiche,Jennifer Jacobs Henderson

By Aaron Delwiche,Jennifer Jacobs Henderson

How did we get from Hollywood to YouTube? What makes Wikipedia so various from a conventional encyclopedia? Has blogging dismantled journalism as we all know it?

Our media panorama has gone through a seismic shift as electronic expertise has fostered the increase of "participatory culture," within which wisdom is originated, created, dispensed, and evaluated in extensively new methods. The Participatory Cultures Handbook is an quintessential, interdisciplinary guide to this speedily altering terrain. With brief, obtainable essays from major geographers, political scientists, communique theorists, online game designers, activists, coverage makers, physicists, and poets, this volume will introduce scholars to the idea that of participatory tradition, clarify how researchers method participatory tradition reviews, and supply unique examples of participatory tradition in motion. issues contain crowdsourcing, hindrance mapping, grid computing, electronic activism in authoritarian international locations, collaborative poetry, collective intelligence, participatory budgeting, and the connection among games and civic engagement.

Contributors comprise: Daren Brabham, Helen Burgess, Clay Calvert, Mia Consalvo, Kelly Czarnecki, David M. Faris, Dieter Fuchs, Owen Gallagher, Clive Goodinson, Alexander Halvais, Cynthia Hawkins, John Heaven, The Jannissary Collective, Henry Jenkins, Barry Joseph, Christopher Kelty, Pierre Lévy, Sophia B. Liu, Rolf Luehrs, Patrick Meier, Jason Mittell, Sarah Pearce, W. James Potter, Howard Rheingold, Suzanne Scott, Benjamin Stokes, Thomas Swiss, Paul Taylor, Will Venters, Jen Ziemke

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