Communication and Cyberspace

$199.00

Computers, Internet, and Society Series

  • ISBN: 9781681178462
  • Editor: Débora Terrazas
  • Year: 2018
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 404
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Description

Technology is everywhere; it has changed every aspect of our lives, the way we buy our books, listen to our favorite music, book our holidays, even the way we stay in touch with family and friends; it rules everything and most importantly how and why we communicate. Technology has revolutionized our daily routines but if there is one thing that has really evolved beyond recognition that would be the way we work. Over the past years, electronic communication and new technologies have been progressively reshaping traditional communication practices. The Internet has become an arena for many voices and languages and has created new communication channels for people from different parts of the globe. Social media is changing at a fast pace and it´s creating new trends in the marketplace. Such a shift in access to information and opportunities for cross-cultural interactions have brought a new set of research questions, challenges, and dilemmas that professional communicators need to discover so as to ensure a productive intercultural dialog among different people. These facts confirm how overwhelmingly important social media has become not only for us but also for businesses. Research into intercultural online communication should also maintain opportunities for the distribution of products and services, intellectual and cultural exchanges, humanitarian efforts, and successful collaboration in the internet era.

‘Communication and Cyberspace’ brings together discussion and research on cybernetworks and cyberspaces, studies of new senses of cybernautics and explorations of cybercommunication and cyberculture. It covers on the issues of intercultural communication and cyberspace, contains a set of recent theoretical approaches and research studies that present an excellent overview of some of the ways electronic technologies affect cultures and the ways cultures affect electronic discourses.

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