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Publishing with Purpose

Jessie Daniels

Jessie Daniels is Professor at the City University of New York (CUNY) in the departments of Public Health, Psychology and Sociology. She is an internationally recognized expert in digital sociology and on the Internet manifestations of racism. Daniels is the author of two books about race and various forms of media. Daniels conceived of JustPublics@365, an initiative intended to reimagine scholarly communication in the digital era for the public good. She produces two scholarly blogs, RacismReview (www.racismreview.com) and JustPublics@365 (http://www.justpublics365.gc.cuny.edu). Forbes Magazine named her one of “20 Inspiring Women to Follow on Twitter.” You can find her on Twitter: @JessieNYC.
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Digital Bodies

The pieces in this Byte raise important questions about what it means to bring our embodied selves into contact with digital media technologies. The selections expand our understanding of what it means to live in and through bodies augmented by digital technologies within a deeply unequal social world.

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Digitized Institutions

In this Byte, the contributions consider the way that digitally meditated social processes are transforming institutions. It examines the interconnectedness of institutions and considers digitization across schooling, work, and media, with an eye on inequality.

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Digital Sociologies

This is the first book to connect digital media technologies in digital sociology to traditional sociological and offers a much needed overview of it. It includes problems of the digital age in relation to inequality and identity, making it suitable for use for a global audience on a variety of courses.

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Being a Scholar in the Digital Era

Transforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good

This book offers both a road map and a vision of what being a scholar can be when reimagined in the digital era to enliven the public good. It discusses digital innovations in higher education as well as reflecting upon what these mean in an age of austerity.

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