• Afterword: Why Digital Inclusion Now? 

      Goggin, Gerard
      Published 2018-01-24
      Two decades or so after the first wave of interest in digital divide, and over a decade since benchmark research, research, policy, and initiative continues. In the present scene, it is striking that the longstanding term ...
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    • Alternative Histories of Social Media in Japan and China 

      McLelland, Mark; Yu, Haiqing; Goggin, Gerard
      Published 2016-11-15
      The range, importance, and influence of aalternative histories of social media is vital, if we are to understand –– not misconstrue –– the contemporary dynamics of social media. In chapter, which draws on our earlier work ...
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    • Digital Rights in Asia: Rethinking Regional and International Agenda 

      Goggin, Gerard; Ford, Michele; Martin, Fiona; Webb, Adele; Vromen, Ariadne; Weatherall, Kimberlee
      Published 2018-10-03
      In this chapter we explore the appropriate conception and agenda for digital rights and associated governance in Asia. We do so from the perspective of an Australian location in the Asian region, and informed by ...
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    • Digital Rights in Australia 

      Goggin, Gerard; Vromen, Ariadne; Weatherall, Kimberlee; Martin, Fiona; Adele, Webb; Sunman, Lucy; Bailo, Francesco
      Published 2017-11-22
      Australians are some of the world’s greatest users of social media and mobile broadband, and our nation is in the top ten globally for internet use. At a time when our use of these technologies is increasingly redefining ...
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    • Disability and Digital Inequalities: Rethinking Digital Divides with Disability Theory 

      Goggin, Gerard
      Published 2016-11-02
      Disability has had a chequered career, when it comes to discussions, policies, and practices addressing digital divides and digital inequalities. Over time disability has become an acknowledged element in digital inequality ...
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    • Disability and mobile Internet 

      Goggin, Gerard
      Published 2015-09-07
      As the World Wide Web turns 25, it is an appropriate time to ask: where are we are now with disability and the Internet? A good place to look is in the burgeoning area of Internet and mobile technology. Accordingly, this ...
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    • Disability, Global Popular Media, and Injustice in the Notorious Trial of Oscar Pistorius 

      Ellis, Katie; Goggin, Gerard
      Published 2015-08-06
      The South African sporting celebrity Oscar Pistorius has long been a subject of fascination for what his rise to fame tells us about disability and society. His trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in ...
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    • Disability, Locative Media, and Complex Ubiquity 

      Ellis, Katie; Goggin, Gerard
      Published 2015-04-14
      The current phase of network societies has generated an intensification of pervasive, ubiquitous digital technologies and cultures of uses, with emergent, complex social functions, and politics. In this chapter, we explore ...
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    • Facebook's Mobile Career 

      Goggin, Gerard
      Published 2014-07-21
      At the end of its first decade, Facebook’s identity, popularity, and characteristics are shaped in important ways by its becoming a form of mobile media, as much as it as platform associated with Internet and social media. ...
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    • "Getting a Life": a collaborative project in the digitisation of the Mary Shelley manuscript biography of William Godwin 

      Goggin, Gerard; Barbour, Judith
      Published 2001-01-01
      In 2001 a research and editorial project at the Department of English and Fisher Library SETIS at the University of Sydney is approaching completion. This collaborative project, funded in 1992 and in 2000 by ARC Small ...
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    • Introduction: Global Coordinates of Internet Histories 

      Goggin, Gerard; McLelland, Mark
      Published 2016-07-16
      This chapter introduces the particular angle and contribution of the Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories – the imperative to grasp the global character of Internet histories. The Routledge Companion to Global ...
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    • Locating Mobile Media Audiences: In Plain View With Pokémon Go 

      Goggin, Gerard
      Published 2016-09-01
      Mobile media audiences are a central part of understanding audiences in a digital world. In this chapter, I approach the apparently new development of Pokémon GO via a broader thinking of what mobile means in relation to ...
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    • Mobile Technologies 

      Goggin, Gerard; Ling, Rich; Hjorth, Larissa
      Published 2015-04-16
      Table of Contents of Gerard Goggin, Rich Ling, and Larissa Hjorth, eds., Mobile Technologies: Major Works, 4 vols., Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies Series, New York: Routledge, 2015
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    • “Must-Read” Mobile Technology Research: A Field Guide 

      Goggin, Gerard; Ling, Rich; Hjorth, Larissa
      Published 2015-01-01
      As research on mobile technologies has grown dramatically, and the field has matured, there is a need for a reference work to offer an accessible guide to this research; a “rough guide,” or map, to its contours. There is ...
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    • No Excuses: Reading for All, Including People with Disabilities. Foreword to Paul Harpur’s Discrimination, Copyright and Equality: Law Opening the eBook for the Print Disabled. 

      Goggin, Gerard
      Published 2016-11-15
      This article is the foreword to Dr Paul Harpur's 'Discrimination, Copyright and Equality: Law Opening the eBook for the Print Disabled' (Cambridge University Press, 2017). Given that copyright is one of the most widely ...
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    • Re-Orienting Global Digital Cultures 

      Goggin, Gerard
      Published 2015-07-31
      This chapter reflects on the Asian perspectives on digital culture offered in this volume. It provides a context for understanding this latest “Asian” turn in theorizing and researching digital cultures. It argues that the ...
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    • Reimagining Digital Citizenship via Disability 

      Goggin, Gerard
      Published 2016-10-31
      In recent times, disability has gained prominence as an important arena of social justice, politics, and citizenship. This applies also to digital technologies and cultures, where “acts of citizenship” are increasingly ...
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    • Reimagining the Good Life with Disability: Communication, New Technology, and Humane Connections 

      Alper, Meryl; Ellcessor, Elizabeth; Ellis, Katie; Goggin, Gerard
      Published 2015-04-28
      Many deeply cherished notions of “the good life” are based on limiting notions of humans, things, and their environment. In particular, “the good life” is often imagined as a realm beyond illness, impairment, and especially, ...
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    • The Surprising Value of Regional Journals in International Media and Communication Research and Publishing 

      Goggin, Gerard
      Published 2015-10-08
      What are the current issues facing academic journals, especially those with regional and national identities and bases? This paper reflects on how the opportunities, issues, and challenges for regional journals to make ...
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    • Technology and Social Futures 

      Goggin, Gerard
      Published 2018-05-16
      Technology has been woven into disability, and the lives of people with disabilities, in intimate, public, and far-reaching respects. Yet the ways of imagining, framing, shaping, and assembling technology and society remain ...
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