Vol. 20, No. 1
Letter from the Editor-in-Chief Harmeet Sawhney
Entering the European Information Society: Four rural development
Pernilla Gripenberg and Ingjerd Skogseid withFrancesco Botto,
Andrea Silli, and Virpi Kristiina Tuunainen
Conceptualising the ICT Artefact: Towards Understanding the Role
of ICT in National Development [Abstract]
Maung K. Sein & G. Harindranath
National Information Infrastructures in Central and Eastern Europe:
Perspectives from the Library Community [Abstract]
History and Habit in the Mobilisation of ICT Resources [Abstract]
Angela Coco and Patricia Short
Uncertainty, Information and (Re)Organization
Cyberliteracy: Navigating the Internet with Awareness, by L.
J. Gurak. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001.
Reviewed by Larry J. Mikulecky
Multimedia: From Wagner to Virtual Reality, edited by Randall
Packer and Ken Jordan. New York: Norton, 2001.
Reviewed by Carrie Heeter
Metal and Flesh, by Ollivier Dyens. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press,
Reviewed by Philip E. Mirowski
Mechanizing Proof: Computing, Risk, and Trust, by D. MacKenzie.
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2001.
Reviewed by Sal Restivo
Internet Telephony, edited by L.W. McKnight, W. Lehr, and D.D.
Clark. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001.
Reviewed by Phyllis Bernt
The Information Age: Technology, Learning and Exclusion in Wales,
by N. Selwyn and S. Gorard. Cardiff: University of Wales Press,
Reviewed by William Wresch
Critical Literacy in a Digital Era: Technology, Rhetoric, and
the Public Interest, by Barbara Warnick. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence
Erlbaum Associates, 2002.
Reviewed by Laura J. Gurak
Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women in Computing, by Jane Margolis
and Allan Fisher. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2002.
Reviewed by Christina L. Ogan
Vol. 20, No. 2
Letter from the Editor-in-Chief Harmeet Sawhney
TRIBUTE TO ROB KLING
“In the technical vastness of the future, we can guess
that surely the past was very different”
Rob Kling Remembered: The Early Beginnings of Social Analysis
of Computing in the URBIS Project.
Kenneth L. Kraemer
Sociological Rob: How Rob Kling Brought Computing and Sociology
Barry Wellman and Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Rob Kling and the Irvine School
John Leslie King
Software as Protest: the Unexpected Resiliency of U.S. Based
DeCSS Posting and Linking [Abstract]
Kristin R. Eschenfelder and Anuj C. Desai
Information Systems and Non-Governmental Development Organisations:
Advocacy, Organisational Learning, and Accountability [Abstract]
David Lewis and Shirin Madon
“Go Away”: Participant Objections to Being Studied
and the Ethics of Chatroom Research [Abstract]
James M. Hudson and Amy Bruckman
Compelled Disclosure of Scientific Research Data
Critique of Information, by S. Lash. London: Sage Publications,
Reviewed by Leah Lievrouw
Global Media Governance: A Beginner’s Guide, by Sean O
Siochru and Bruce Girard, with Amy Mahan. Lanham, MD: Rowman &
Reviewed by Ernest J. Wilson III
Managing the Human Side of Information Technology: Challenges
and Solutions, edited by Edward Szewczak and Coral Snodgrass.
Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing, 2002.
Reviewed by Steve Sawyer
Web-based Learning and Teaching Technologies: Opportunities and
Challenges, edited by A. Aggarwal. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing,
Reviewed by Noriko Hara
Vol. 20, No. 3
Letter from the Guest Editors Milton Mueller and Becky Lentz
Beyond Interests, Ideas, and Technology: An Institutional Approach
to Communication and Information Policy [Abstract]
Civil Society and the Shaping of Communications-Information Policy:
Four Decades of Advocacy [Abstract]
Milton Mueller, Christiane Pagé, and Brenden Kuerbis
The Sources of Laws: Policy Dynamics in a Digital and Terrorized
The World Summit on the Information Society & Civil Society
Language Difference and Communication Policy in the Information
Kenton T. Wilkinson
Digital Developments in Higher Education: Theory and Practice,
edited by Peter Roberts and Mark Chambers. Cambridge, UK: Taylor
Graham Publishing, 2001, 190 pp., $55.00, ISBN 0-947568-78-6.
Reviewed by Bertram C. Bruce
Culture, Technology, Communication: Toward the Intercultural
Global Village, edited by Charles Ess with Fay Sudweeks. Albany:
State University of New York Press, 2001. 355 pp., $26.95. ISBN
Reviewed by Ewa Callahan
Virtuality Check: Power Relations and Alternative Strategies
in the Information Society, by François Fortier. London
& New York: Verso, 2001. vii + 145pp., $23/£16/C$34.
Reviewed by Robert Davison
Gender & Community in the Social Construction of the Internet,
by Leslie Regan Shade. New York: Peter Lang, 2002. viii + 152
pp., $24.95, ISBN 0-8204-5023-5.
Reviewed by Cheryl Knott Malone
Vol. 20, No. 4
Copyright and Commerce: The DMCA, Trusted Systems, and the Stabilization
of Distribution [Abstract]
The Mutual Shaping of Technology and Society in Videotex Newspapers:
Beyond the Diffusion and Social Shaping Perspectives [Abstract]
Pablo J. Boczkowski
Universal Access in Developing Countries: A Particular Focus
on Bangladesh [Abstract]
A.J.M. Shafiul Alam Bhuiyan
On the Margins of the ‘Information Society’: A Comparative
Study of Mediation [Abstract]
Eevi Beck, Shirin Madon, and Sundeep Sahay
Evolution of Open Source Networks in Industry
Paul B. de Laat
The Internet in Everyday Life, edited by Barry Wellman and Caroline
Haythornthwaite, with foreword by Howard Rheingold and preface
by Manuel Castells. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2002. xxxviii
+ 586 pp., $29.95 paper. ISBN 0-631-23508-6.
Reviewed by Malcolm Brynin
Chinese Media, Global Contexts, edited by Chin-Chuan Lee. London:
RoutledgeCurzon, 2003. xii + 275 pp., $95.00 cloth. ISBN 0-415-30334-6.
Reviewed by Hao Xiaoming
Competition for Technology Leadership: EU Policy for High Technology,
by Johan Lembke. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, Mass.: Edward
Elgar, 2002. xiv + 313 pp., $100.00 cloth. ISBN 1-84064-792-2.
Reviewed by Jeff Hart
Internet Governance in Transition: Who is the Master of This
Domain? by Daniel J. Pare. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield,
2003. 208 pp., $26.95 paper. ISBN 0-74251-846-9.
Reviewed by Junghoon Kim
Gender Scripts and the Internet: The Design and Use of Amsterdam’s
Digital City, by Els Rommes. Enschede, The Netherlands: Twente
University Press, 2002. 304 pp., € 24.00. ISBN 9-0365-1774-5.
Reviewed by Danielle Lawson
Bridging the Digital Divide: Technology, Community, and Public
Policy, by Lisa J. Servon. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2002.
xix + 273 pp., $27.95 paper. ISBN 0-631-23242-7.
Reviewed by Alice Robbin
Vol. 20, No. 5
International Differences in Information Privacy Concerns: A
Global Survey of Consumers [Abstract]
Steven Bellman, Eric J. Johnson, Stephen J. Kobrin, and Gerald
The Concept of Information Overload: A Review of Literature from
Organization Science, Accounting, Marketing, MIS, and Related
Martin J. Eppler and Jeanne Mengis
Which lessons are learned? Best practices and World Bank rural
Telecommunications policy [Abstract]
Emergency Response Systems and the Creeping Legibility of People
and Places [Abstract]
Michael R. Curry, David J. Phillips, and Priscilla M. Regan
vis-a-vis: Where Interactivity Resides
Erik P. Bucy, Forum Editor
Interactivity in Society: Locating an Elusive Concept
Erik P. Bucy
Theorizing Interactivity’s Effects
S. Shyam Sundar
Interactivity-As-Product and Interactivity-As-Process
Interactivity, Dynamic Symbol Processing, and the Emergence of
Content in Human Communication
John E. Newhagen
Dot.cons: crime, deviance and identity on the Internet, edited
by Yvonne Jewkes. Devon: Willan Publishing, 2002. 256 pp., $29.95
paper. ISBN 1-843-92000-X.
Reviewed by Paul Bocij
Digital Scholarship in the Tenure, Promotion, and Review Process,
edited by Deborah Lines Andersen. Armonk, NY: M.E.Sharpe, 2003.
x+277 pp., $64.95 cloth/$24.95 paper. ISBN 0-7656-1114-7.
Reviewed by Blaise Cronin
Machines That Become Us: The Social Context of Personal Communication
Technology, edited by James E. Katz. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction
Publishers, 2003. 331 pp., $49.95 cloth, ISBN 0-7658-0158-2.
Reviewed by Michael Filas
Virtual Inequality: Beyond the Digital Divide, by Karen Mossberger,
Caroline J. Tolbert, and Mary Stansbury. Washington, DC: Georgetown
University Press, 2003. xvi + 192 pp., $19.95/£14.25 paper.
Reviewed by Lynette Kvasny
Governance.com: Democracy in the Information Age, edited by Elaine
C. Kamarck and Joseph S. Nye Jr. Washington, DC: The Brookings
Institution, 2002. x + 192 pp., $19.95 paper, ISBN 0815702175.
Reviewed by Alice Robbin