Actor-Network Theory is a theoretical and methodological approach that sees all social phenomena as the product of network interactions. It is unique in that it recognizes both objects and technologies as network nodes equal with human actants.
Is there a difference between capitalism and neoliberalism? And what are the affordances of employing one term over another? Does this matter? According to Christian Chun (University of Massachusetts Boston) it does matter.
The Italian Minister of Interior, Matteo Salvini, never misses an opportunity to entertain us with his law and order enforcement policies. But how destructive is his strong discourse on migration policies?
Have you ever heard of Mermaidkin? It is an online community who identifies with - not as - Mermaids/Mermen. This article is an analysis of Mermaidkin, supported by empirical data from the social media platform AminoApps.
How will digital culture impact your research in the future? Odile Heynders proposes to "revisit poststructuralist philosophers such as J.F. Lyotard and J. Derrida to rethink the digital context as a dynamic textual universe."