Technoculture [[electronic resource] /] / Constance Penley and Andrew Ross, editors
Minneapolis, : University of Minnesota Press, c1991
1 online resource (346 p.)
Cultural politics ; ; v. 3
Altri autori (Persone)
Technology - Social aspects
Communication and culture
Lingua di pubblicazione
Materiale a stampa
Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Cyborgs at Large: Interview with Donna Haraway; The Actors Are Cyborg, Nature Is Coyote, and the Geography Is Elsewhere: Postscript to ""Cyborgs at Large""; Containing Women: Reproductive Discourse in the 1980's; How to Have Theory in an Epidemic: The Evolution of AIDS Treatment Activism; Hacking Away at the Counterculture; Brownian Motion: Women, Tactics, and Technology; ""Penguin in Bondage"": A Graphic Tale of Japanese Comic Books; Hybridity, the Rap Race, and Pedagogy for the 1990's
Watch Out, Dick Tracy! Popular Video in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Just the Facts, Ma'am: An Autobiography; Understanding Mega-Events: If We Are the World, Then How Do We Change It?; Black Box S-Thetix: Labor, Research, and Survival in the He[Art] of the Beast; The Lessons of Cyberpunk; Contributors; Index
The contributors provide a realistic assessment of the politics-the dangers and possibilities-currently at stake in cultural practices touched by advanced technology, while suggesting new and timely possibilities for those concerned with the pressing need for technoliteracy.