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"In Mediating the Human Body, Technology, Communication, and Fashion, editors Leopoldina Fortunati, James E. Katz, and Raimonda Riccini bring together a thoughtful group of international scholars and analysts to explore the effects of new technologies on human beings. They focus selectively on the intersection of new communication technologies and the body and offer novel insights based on recent theoretical progress and current research on new interpersonal technology. Bringing together scholarship from a variety of disciplines, including communication, medicine, technology and human-computer interaction, this distinctive anthology will provide new insights to scholars and advanced students exploring body-technology intersections and the attendant implications. Mediating the Human Body offers a unique contribution to future discussions, and will be relevant to continuing study and research in communication and technology, human-computer interaction, gender studies, social psychology, and design.
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Leopoldina Fortunati is an Italian feminist, theorist, and author. Her influences include Mariarosa Dalla Costa, Antonio Negri, and Karl Marx.
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