Digital Culture Unplugged: Probing the Native Cyborg's Multiple Locations (Paperback)

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Digital Culture Unplugged: Probing the Native Cyborg's Multiple Locations By Nalini Rajan (Editor) Cover Image
By Nalini Rajan (Editor)


This volume explores the ways in which contemporary society negotiates digital technologies and media in South Asia. It focuses on cyber-religion, the notion of self-formation and digital technology, urban cybercultural phenomenon, digital era in cinema and photography that represent an eclectic mix of theoretical positions and practical domains.

It offers an insight into the digital phenomenon and its impacts; religion and theology in the information society; the concept of alterity; new technology and human nature; mobile phones, internet, blog, radio, and the new digital lifestyle; digital cinema; publishing and electronic reproduction; the internet and the bully; city and the global nomad; and digitising the sociological imagination.

This volume will be of great interest to those in media & communication studies, cultural studies, and South Asian studies.

About the Author

Nalini Rajan is Associate Professor at the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. She has held post-doctoral and Visiting fellowships at the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh, and at the Hastings Center, New York. She has published two academia books: Secularism, Democracy, Justice- Implications of Rawlsian principles in India, 1998, and Democracy and the Limits of Minority rights, 2002, apart from numerous articles in academic journals and collected volumes. Her novel, The Pangolin's Tale, will be published later this year.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781138380240
ISBN-10: 1138380245
Publisher: Routledge Chapman & Hall
Publication Date: August 9th, 2018
Pages: 228
Language: English