CELEBRATING 50 YEARS
The Nintendo Wii Platform
Steven E. Jones
and George K. Thiruvathukal
“As a model example of interdisciplinary
analysis, Codename Revolution offers a
comprehensive guide to the Wii platform,
while providing insights into broader
interactions between technology, commerce, textual creativity, and cultural
practices. A must-read not only for game
scholars, but for anyone interested in
contemporary media and culture.”
— Jason Mittell, Middlebury College
Platform Studies series • 212 pp., 7 illus., $24.95 cloth
No w in Paper
A Cultural History of Children’s Software
“Next time people say ‘educational technology changes everything,’ give them Mimi
Ito’s important book.”
— Howard Gardner, author of Five Minds for
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on
Digital Media and Learning • 248 pp., 34 illus., $12.95 paper
Youth in the Internet Cafés of Urban Ghana
“In this fascinating ethnography of life in
internet cafes in Ghana, Jena Burrell shows
how a blend of scammers, religion, and a
grey market produce a new form of digital
marginality. Exploring the ‘material turn’
in science and technology studies, this
book makes an important contribution to
media studies, development studies, and
— Trevor Pinch, Cornell University
Acting with Technology series • 248 pp., 8 illus., $30 cloth
No w in Paper
Digital Fictions, Computer Games,
and Software Studies
“There truly is treasure buried in this land
of geekdom, and not just a few nuggets,
but enough to lay the foundation of an
entirely new scholarly approach for the
— Doug Reside, Digital Humanities Quarterly
Software Studies series • 504 pp., 29 illus., $18.95 paper
An Ecological Approach to
“Human Information Interaction constructs
an elegant argument for an ecological
approach to information behavior. Raya
Fidel’s cogent exposition of foundational
theoretical concepts including cognitive
work analysis delivers thoughtful guidance
for future work in information interaction.
— Bonnie Nardi, University of California,
368 pp., 15 illus., $35 cloth
The MIT Press
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