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Wikipedia and the Politics of Openness

Wikipedia and the Politics of Openness( )
Author: Tkacz, Nathaniel
ISBN:978-0-226-19230-7
Publication Date:Dec 2014
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

In this book, Nathaniel Tkacz turns a critical eye toward the new open politics through an analysis of the most celebrated open project to date, Wikipedia. Where, he asks, does the current notion of openness come from, and to what political situation does it speak? Tkacz argues that open politics has been shaped by a series of developments in software cultures in the 80s and 90s, which were carried forward into the participatory web cultures of the last decade. With a critique of...
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Book Details
Pages:232
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Writing / Authorship
Computers / Web / User-Generated Content
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.774 Pounds



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