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Module Reading List

Understanding Digital Media, 2021/22, Semester 1
Tom Tyler
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Baym, N. K. 2015. Personal connections in the digital age. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Polity.

Boler, M. ed. 2008. Digital media and democracy: tactics in hard times. Cambridge Mass.: MIT Press.

Bolter, J., Grusin, R. 2000. Remediation: understanding new media. Cambridge Mass.: MIT Press.

boyd, d. 2014. It's complicated: the social lives of networked teens. [Online]. New Haven: Yale University Press. [Accessed 21 September 2021]. Available from:

Brunton, F. 2013. Spam: a shadow history of the Internet. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

Buckingham, D. ed. 2008. Youth, identity, and digital media. Cambridge Mass.: MIT Press.

Castells, M. 2000. The rise of the network society. 2nd ed. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Chayko, M. 2017. Superconnected: the Internet, digital media, and techno-social life. Los Angeles: SAGE.

Curran, J., Fenton, N. and Freedman, D. 2012. Misunderstanding the Internet. Abingdon: Routledge.

Dean, J. 2002. Publicity's secret: how technoculture capitalizes on democracy. London: Cornell University Press.

Delwiche, A. and Jacobs Henderson, J. 2013. The participatory cultures handbook. London: Routledge.

Dewdney, A. and Ride, P. 2014. The digital media handbook. 2nd ed. Abingdon: Routledge.

D'Ignazio, C. and Klein, L. F. 2020. Data feminism. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. [Online]. [Accessed 10 December 2021]. Available from:

Flew, T. 2014. New Media. 4th ed. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Giddens, S. and Lister, M. eds. 2011. The new media and technocultures reader. London: Routledge.

Jenkins, H. 2008. Convergence culture: where old and new media collide. Updated Paperback Edition, New York: New York University Press.

Katz, J. E. ed. 2008. Handbook of mobile communication studies. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

Kember, S. and Zylinska, J. 2012. Life after new media: mediation as a vital process. Cambridge Mass: MIT Press.

Lievrouw, L. A. and Livingstone, S. eds. 2006. Handbook of new media: social shaping and social consequences of ICTs. Updated student ed. London: SAGE.

Lievrouw, L.A. and Livingstone, S. 2009. New Media. Los Angeles: SAGE.

Lindgren, S. 2017. Digital media and society. Los Angeles: SAGE.

Lister, M., Dovey, J., Giddens, S., Grant, I. and Kelly, K. 2009. New media: a critical introduction. 2nd ed. London: Routledge.

Livingstone, S. 2009. Children and the internet. Cambridge: Polity.

Manovich, L. 2001. The language of new media. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

McLuhan, M., Fiore, Q. and Agel, J. 1967. The medium is the massage: an inventory of effects. Harmondsworth: Penguin, pp.8-26. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva    OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (PR 01/10/2021) 

Miller, V. 2011. Understanding digital culture. London: SAGE.

Negroponte, N. 1995. The DNA of information. In: Being digital. London: Hodder & Stoughton, pp.11-20. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (PR 01/10/2021) 

Papacharissi, Z. 2010. A private sphere: democracy in a digital age. Cambridge: Polity.

Papacharissi, Z. ed. 2011. A networked self: identity, community and culture on social network sites. New York: Routledge.

Park, D., Jankowski, N., and Jones, S. eds. 2011. The long history of new media: technology, historiography, and contextualizing newness. New York: Peter Lang Publishers.

Rheingold, H. 2000. The virtual community: homesteading on the electronic frontier. Revised edition. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT.

Rheingold, H. 2003. Smart mobs: the next social revolution. Cambridge: Basic Books.

Thumim, N. 2012. Self-representation and digital culture. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Turkle, S. 1997. Life on the screen: identity in the age of the Internet. New York. Simon and Schuster, pp.9-14. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 08/08/2017)    OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (PR 01/10/2021) 

Turkle, S. 2011. Alone together: why we expect more from technology and less from each other. New York: Basic Books, pp.13-17.    Available online 

van Dijck, J. 2012. The network society. 3rd ed. London: SAGE.

van Dijck, J. 2013. The culture of connectivity: a critical history of social media. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Wardrip-Fruin, N. and Montfort, N. eds. 2003. The new media reader. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.


This list was last updated on 10/12/2021