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Digitising and visualising: old media, new media and the pursuit of emerging urban publics

Rodgers, Scott (2010) Digitising and visualising: old media, new media and the pursuit of emerging urban publics. In: Mahony, N. and Newman, J. and Barnett, C. (eds.) Rethinking The Public: Innovations In Research, Theory and Politics. Bristol, UK: Policy Press, pp. 43-59. ISBN 9781847424167.

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Abstract

Book synopsis: This book rethinks the public, public communication and public action in a globalising and mediated world. It develops novel theoretical perspectives for investigating the formation of publics, focusing on four overlapping processes: claiming publics; personalising publics; mediating publics; and becoming public.Using fascinating case studies, Rethinking the public offers a rich set of methodological resources on which other researchers can draw and foregrounds the need to interrogate the boundaries between theory, research and politics. It is ideal reading for higher level undergraduate and masters programmes in politics, geography, public policy, sociology, social policy, public administration and cultural studies.

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Additional Information: This is a post-peer-review, pre-copy edited version of an extract/chapter published in "Rethinking The Public: Innovations In Research, Theory and Politics". Details of the definitive published version and how to purchase it are available online at http://www.policypress.co.uk/display.asp?k=9781847424167
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Arts > Film, Media and Cultural Studies
Depositing User: Dr Scott Rodgers
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2012 10:17
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2014 11:14
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/4794

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