Misunderstanding the Internet

 by James Curran, Natalie Fenton, Des Freedman
‘Misunderstanding the Internet’ by James Curran, Natalie Fenton and Des Freedman is a short introduction, encompassing the history, sociology, politics and economics of the internet and its impact on society. The book has a simple three part structure:

* Part 1 looks at the history of the internet, and offers an overview of the internet, place in society
* Part 2 focuses on the control and economics of the internet
* Part 3 examines the internet, political and cultural influence

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