CyberReader (2nd Edition)
Victor J. VitanzaISBN: 0205290868;
In the dawn of the 21st Century, living on the cutting edge of technology is the key to awareness and survival for the next millennium. The impact of technology -- on individuals, society, economy, and on such legal issues as freedom of expression and copyright, on politics and the reporting of political issues, on sexual politics, and of course, on education -- is immense and ever-changing. Vitanza explores some of todayOs hottest topics and the increasingly important role that new technologies play in society. The bookOs introduction places the development of cyberspace in a historical context rooted in the 1960s. Readings in the ten thematically organized chapters range from scholarly to popular sources, debating everything from network security and on-line pornography, to virtual libraries and cyberpunks. Titles include: "Introduction to the Virtual Community," "Crimes of the Net," "Identity Tourism and Racial Passing on the Internet," and "Rape in Cyberspace." ...
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