[KS] New book announcement: Media Technologies for Work and Play in East Asia: Critical Perspectives on Japan and the Two Koreas
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Mon Jun 7 12:34:23 EDT 2021
Media Technologies for Workand Play in East Asia: Critical Perspectives on Japan and the Two Koreas, is now out from Bristol University Press.
Media technologies for play have becomemajor industries in Japan and South Korea. Even in North Korea, citizens bypassthe state to enjoy popular culture. At the same time, corporations andgovernments encourage people to produce economic values through play.
The first comparative study of mediatechnologies in Japan and the two Koreas, this book illuminates the peculiargeopolitical relations between the three countries through their developmentand use of digital technologies.
Anthony Y.H. Fung from Chinese Universityof Hong Kong said, “From the political economy of regulations torepresentation, identity and labour, this book embraces a multiplicity ofperspectives on the digital economy. The authors deftly explain how new formsand practices of work and play drive social transformation and create newcultural landscapes in and beyond Asia.”
Drawing from political economy, culturalstudies and technology studies, this book will be essential reading forresearchers and students of media technologies and popular culture in NortheastAsia.
Order MediaTechnologies for Work and Play in East Asia: Critical Perspectives on Japan andthe Two Koreas with 20% discount from BristolUniversity Press.
For review copies and press enquiries,contact: bahar.muller at bristol.ac.uk
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