Jakob Svensson Karlstad University Sweden Power and Participation in Digital Late Modernity  Towards a Network Logic
The question of power
Starting point <ul><li>New media is supposed to  flatten out governance hierarchies and distributing power evenly (Rheingo...
Media Logics Eurovision Song Contest ? Party Convention ?
What is new about  new  media? Interactivity/ social networking instead of broadcasting
Power exists in Networks
It is almost as if social networking sites push us to continous self presentation, to connect with peers and to update
Discipline
 
Identity and Reflexivity
Social Networks as Looking Glasses To see our selves through
Late modern indiviudalisation is not only about the liberation of the individual from institutons of modernity - but also ...
 
Life Politics (Giddens)
 
Reveal our opinions and sympaties
Thank you for listening! <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>HumanIT </li></ul><ul><li>www.kau.se/en/humanit </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Jakob Svensson Karlstad University Sweden Power and Participation in Digital Late Modernity Towards a Network Logic
  2. 2. The question of power
  3. 3. Starting point <ul><li>New media is supposed to flatten out governance hierarchies and distributing power evenly (Rheingold, Shirky, Bruns et.c.) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Media Logics Eurovision Song Contest ? Party Convention ?
  5. 5. What is new about new media? Interactivity/ social networking instead of broadcasting
  6. 6. Power exists in Networks
  7. 7. It is almost as if social networking sites push us to continous self presentation, to connect with peers and to update
  8. 8. Discipline
  9. 10. Identity and Reflexivity
  10. 11. Social Networks as Looking Glasses To see our selves through
  11. 12. Late modern indiviudalisation is not only about the liberation of the individual from institutons of modernity - but also a demand to supply our life stories, to import our selves into our biographies thorugh our own actions (Beck & Beck-Gernsheim)
  12. 14. Life Politics (Giddens)
  13. 16. Reveal our opinions and sympaties
  14. 17. Thank you for listening! <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>HumanIT </li></ul><ul><li>www.kau.se/en/humanit </li></ul>

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