INTERNET RESEARCH AND THEORY - Resources - Insurgency Online

| Dr. Michael Dartnell | Department of Political Science | University of Windsor | Windsor | Ontario | Canada |

| Alexa (free advertising-supported Web navigation service. It works with your browser and accompanies you as you surf, providing useful information about the sites you are viewing and suggesting related sites) | CTHEORY (international journal of theory, technology and culture) | Center for Social Informatics (Indiana University) | Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI - independent university-based research center focusing on strategy, management, and policy issues in telecommunications, computing, and electronic mass media) | Communication, Culture and Technology (Georgetown University) | Communications, Media and Identity and Theory Resources (Institute of Communications Studies, Leeds University) | "[04/12/1999]: Culture, Class and Cyberspace" (some very interesting and important resources dealing with the intersection of ethnicity, culture, class, poverty, computers, and cyberspace) | cybersoc.com (online resource for social scientists interested in study of internet, cyberspace, computer mediated communication, and online communities) and Resources | The English Server Cyber Folder (Carnegie Mellon University) | Espen's Page | Hypermedia Research Centre (University of Westminster) | Intelligence Online (electronic edition of Intelligence Newsletter on the Internet. Full access to the entire service requires the user to open an account. The web service is specially designed to appeal to diplomats, military and political officials, the heads of company security services or academics interested in intelligence matters, business intelligence and international political issues) | Internet Political Economy Forum (IPEF) | The Media and Communication Studies Site (British-based gateway to Web resources useful in the academic study of media and communication. It was established in Spring 1995 and is being developed by Dr Daniel Chandler, lecturer in Media Theory at the Department of Education in the University of Wales, Aberystwyth (UWA). It is 'British-based' firstly in that it is produced in Wales and secondly in that it is intended to give priority to issues of interest to both British scholars in the field and to others who are interested in media in the UK. This will become more apparent as such resources increase on the Web. There is no intentional orientation towards either cultural studies or to social science: the intention is to represent all relevant approaches) | Politics of Information (University of Victoria) | Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies (online, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to research, study, teach, support, and create diverse and dynamic elements of cyberculture, University of Maryland) | Rheingold's Brainstorms (Howard Rheingold's homepage) | Social Informatics (refers to research and study that examines social aspects of computerization - including roles of information technology in social and organizational change and ways that social organization of information technologies are influenced by social forces and social practices, Indiana University) | UCLA Center for the Study of Online Community (There are many ways to approach the social, technical, political, economic, and cultural explosion that surrounds computers and the networks that interconnect them. The Center seeks to present and foster studies that focus on how computers and networks alter people's capacity to form groups, organizations, institutions, and how those social formations are able to serve the collective interests of their members. If you are willing to use the word loosely, all of these social formations can be thought of as some form of community) and Communities in Cyberspace | UNESCO CII Web World | Voice of the Shuttle: Cyberculture Page (University of California, Santa Barbara) | www.NewMediaStudies.com (the home of new media studies - Web culture, design and reviews a go-go, Insitute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds) | www.theory.org.uk - the media theory site (website about the relationship between the mass media and people's identities, genders and everyday lives) | www.urbsoc.org (domain maintained by Dr. Chris Toulouse, assistant professor of Sociology, Hofstra University, NY. Its purpose is to explore educational uses of the WWW and organize resources for studying the Internet's impact on society) | Virtual Community Workshop (initiative for study of online life, technologies that support it, and their implications) | Virtual Institute of Information (VII - Columbia Institute for Tele-Information) |

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Last update: April 28, 2000.