• The Gig Economy: A Critical Introduction

    Jamie Woodcock, Mark Graham

    Date Published: 29 November 2019

    Drawing upon years of research, stories from gig workers, and a review of the key trends and debates, Jamie Woodcock and Mark Graham shed light on how the gig economy came to be, how it works and what it’s like to work in it.

  • Society and the Internet: How Networks of Information and Communication are Changing Our Lives (2nd Edition)

    Mark Graham, William Dutton (eds)

    Date Published: 18 July 2019

    How is society being reshaped by the continued diffusion and increasing centrality of the Internet in everyday life and work? This volume addresses the big questions about one of the most significant technological transformations of this century.

  • The Logic of Information

    Luciano Floridi

    Date Published: 7 March 2019

    A Theory of Philosophy as Conceptual Design

  • Digital Economies at Global Margins

    Mark Graham (Editor)

    Date Published: 1 March 2019

    Investigations of what increasing digital connectivity and the digitalization of the economy mean for people and places at the world's economic margins.

  • Computational Propaganda: Political Parties, Politicians, and Political Manipulation on Social Media

    Philip N. Howard (Editor), Samuel C. Woolley (Editor)

    Date Published: 12 November 2018

    his book argues that such automation and platform manipulation, amounts to a new political communications mechanism that Samuel Woolley and Philip N. Noward call "computational propaganda."

  • Reinventing Capitalism in the Age of Big Data

    Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Thomas Ramge

    Date Published: 22 February 2018

    Reinventing Capitalism is a provocative look at how data is reinventing markets and, in so doing, is ushering in an era where the firm is no longer predominant.

  • Social Theory After the Internet: Media, Technology and Globalization

    Ralph Schroeder

    Date Published: 1 January 2018

    Social Theory after the Internet focuses on everyday uses and effects of the internet, including information seeking and big data, and explains how the internet has gone beyond traditional media in, for example, enabling Donald Trump to come to power.

  • Web as History

    Niels Brugger, Ralph Schroeder (Eds)

    Date Published: 6 March 2017

    An edited collection that argues that now is the time to question what we have learnt from the Web so far. The 12 chapters explore this topic from a number of interdisciplinary angles.

  • At the Crossroads: Lessons and Challenges in Computational Social Science

    Javier Borge-Holthoefer, Yamir Moreno, Taha Yasseri (eds)

    Date Published: 29 November 2016

    An edited collection of articles addressing lessons and challenges in Computational Social Science, and scientific opportunities for tackling the fundamental features of social complexity.

  • State Power 2.0

    Muzammil M. Hussain, Philip N. Howard (Eds)

    Date Published: 9 September 2016

    This book examines what causes state-powers to block internet access, disable digital networks or even shut off internet access. How is it done, what is the impact and how do dissidents attempt to fight back?

  • The Ethics of Biomedical Big Data

    Brent Daniel Mittelstadt, Luciano Floridi

    Date Published: 9 July 2016

    This book presents cutting edge research on the new ethical challenges posed by biomedical Big Data technologies and practices.

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Information

    Luciano Floridi

    Date Published: 23 June 2016

    Information and communication technology occupies a central place in the modern world. The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Information is an outstanding reference source to the key debates in this exciting subject.

  • Self-Tracking

    Gina Neff, Dawn Nafus

    Date Published: 1 June 2016

    Gina Neff and Dawn Nafus describe what happens when people turn their everyday experience—in particular, health and wellness-related experience—into data.

  • Political Turbulence: How Social Media Shape Collective Action

    Helen Margetts, Peter John, Scott Hale, Taha Yasseri

    Date Published: 1 November 2015

    This book demonstrates how data science and experimentation with social data can provide a methodological toolkit for understanding, shaping, and perhaps even predicting the outcomes of a new "democratic turbulence".

  • Research and Fieldwork in Development

    Daniel Hammett, Chasca Twyman, Mark Graham

    Date Published: 10 December 2014

    Research and Fieldwork in Development explores both traditional and cutting edge research methods, from interviews and ethnography to spatial data and digital methods

  • The Fourth Revolution: How the Infosphere Is Reshaping Human Reality

    Luciano Floridi

    Date Published: 26 June 2014

    Who are we, and how do we relate to each other? Luciano Floridi, one of the leading figures in contemporary philosophy, argues that the explosive developments in ICTs is changing the answer to these fundamental human questions.

  • Society and the Internet: How Networks of Information and Communication are Changing Our Lives

    Mark Graham, William Dutton (Eds)

    Date Published: 29 May 2014

    How is society being shaped by the diffusion and increasing centrality of the Internet in everyday life and work? This volume introduces students to a core set of readings that address this question in specific social and institutional contexts.

  • Virtual Economies: Design and Analysis

    Vili Lehdonvirta, Edward Castronova

    Date Published: 1 May 2014

    This book introduces the basic concepts of economics into the game developer's toolkits; explaining how the fundamentals of economics—markets, institutions, and money—can be used to create or analyze economies based on artificially scarce virtual goods.

  • The Ethics of Information

    Luciano Floridi

    Date Published: 10 October 2013

    Luciano Floridi develops an original ethical framework for dealing with the new challenges posed by Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).

  • Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think

    Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Kenneth Cukier

    Date Published: 10 October 2013

    In this groundbreaking and fascinating book, two of the world's most-respected data experts reveal the reality of a big data world.