The digital divide : Writings For and Against Facebook, YouTube, Texting, and the Age of SocialNetworking. / Mark Bauerlein.
- ISBN: 9781101547526 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2011.
This definitive work on the perils and promise of the social- media revolution collects writings by today's best thinkers and cultural commentators, with an all-new introduction by Bauerlein.Twitter, Facebook, e-publishing, blogs, distance-learning and other social media raise some of the most divisive cultural questions of our time. Some see the technological breakthroughs we live with as hopeful and democratic new steps in education, information gathering, and human progress. But others are deeply concerned by the eroding of civility online, declining reading habits, withering attention spans, and the treacherous effects of 24/7 peer pressure on our young.With The Dumbest Generation, Mark Bauerlein emerged as the foremost voice against the development of an overwhelming digital social culture. But The Digital Divide doesn't take sides. Framing the discussion so that leading voices from across the spectrum, supporters and detractors alike, have the opportunity to...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Tarcher, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 474 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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