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The Digital Age Opens Up New Terrains for Peace and Conflict Research

Josepha Ivanka Wessels

We live in the Information Age, also called the Digital Age, which started with the introduction of the very first personal computer in the 1970s, initiating the Digital Revolution ( Castells 1999 ). When the first personal microcomputer was

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Joanna Bourke

Pinker believes that computer games “overflow with violence and gender stereotypes” but that rape is “conspicuously absent.” 39 This myth has been exploded in Anastasia Powell and Nicola Henry’s book Sexual Violence in a Digital Age , which analyzes

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Disruptive Technology

Social Media from Modiano to Zola and Proust

Elizabeth Emery

au portrait: De Sainte-Beuve à Facebook (Paris: Hermann, 2012), 111–113. 17 George Brock, Out of Print: Newspapers, Journalism and the Business of News in the Digital Age (Philadelphia, PA: Kogan Page, 2013). 18 See Les Journalistes en France , 43

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Zuzana Hrdličková

copying of data from electronic sources much easier by avoiding formatting adjustment problems. This may not be a surprise in the current digital age. However, what this means for the production of knowledge is that through the process of copying and

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Hans Karl Peterlini and Mary Brydon-Miller

Thomas Leitch (2014) Wikipedia U: Knowledge, Authority, and Liberal Education in the Digital Age Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press, 164 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4214-1535-2 Thomas Leitch takes the question ‘Can we cite Wikipedia

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Paula Booke and Todd J. Wiebe

Politicking in the digital age The study of elections is a core element of the discipline of political science and an important component of introductory courses. This course content provides students with opportunities to encounter and

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Inside the global teaching machine

MOOCs, academic labour and the future of the university

Michael A. Peters

debate, and to the life of the university. It is essential to question the status of academic labour in the digital age: how is such labour transformed and in what ways does it differ from an industrial economy? Rather than the traditional Smithian

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(Un)seen Seas

Technological Mediation, Oceanic Imaginaries, and Future Depths

Stephanie Ratté

of the Internet, which suggests a strangeness to the effort to “see” the oceans through sea-based, Internet-enabled digital data. The sea enables the movement of the Internet, while the Internet turns to the sea as an object of its vision. The digital

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Mirjam de Bruijn

): 61 – 98 . Ekine , Sokari , ed. 2010 . SMS Uprising: Mobile Activism in Africa . Cape Town : Pambazuka Press . Herrera , Linda . 2012 . “ Youth and Citizenship in the Digital Age: A View From Egypt .” Harvard Educational Review 82 ( 3

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Belonging in a New Myanmar

Identity, Law, and Gender in the Anthropology of Contemporary Buddhism

Juliane Schober

( Nobel Zaw 2015 ). The Public Discourse of the Sangha in the Digital Age The question of belonging also surfaces in the context of debates about the role of monks whose political force has received much media attention. Previously, dissidents joked that