Transformative processes of agency: information technologies and the production of digitally mediated selves
Tucker, I., Ellis, D. and Harper, D. 2012. Transformative processes of agency: information technologies and the production of digitally mediated selves. Kultūra ir visuomenė: socialinių tyrimų žurnalas [Culture and Society: Journal of Social Research]. 3 (1), pp. 9-24.
|Authors||Tucker, I., Ellis, D. and Harper, D.|
New media technologies are becoming an increasingly prominent constituent of everyday living, with their proliferation presenting new challenges to key aspects of the self, namely agency and identity. )e potential recalibration of these notions comes about through new forms of agency being produced when information technologies play an increasingly powerful role in our lives. In this context agency is not something that can be reified and easily measured, or understood as solely intentional human action. Instead, agency is understood as something that comes to be as practices of life making.
|Keywords||information societies; agency; surveillance|
|Journal||Kultūra ir visuomenė: socialinių tyrimų žurnalas [Culture and Society: Journal of Social Research]|
|Journal citation||3 (1), pp. 9-24|
|Publisher||Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania|
|Web address (URL)||http://culturesociety.vdu.lt/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/2.-Ian-Tucker_Darren-Ellis_David-Harper_Transformative.pdf|
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|Deposited||13 Nov 2012|
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