HomeEasy to StartB.Tech Semester VIIIHS 408 Sociology of Cyberspace

Orientations: information age, perspectives of information society; Social impact of
information technology: global village, surveillance, computer literacy, information
versus knowledge, netizens versus citizens; Cyber sociology: cybernetics and
socialization, identity and anonymity, order and deviance, co-operation and
conflict, emergence of cyber society; Cyber culture: cultural politics of cyber
space, political economy in cyber space, spirituality and cyberspace, cyber ethics
and law, cyber crime, cyber relations, social implications of cyber culture on


1. P. Nayar, Virtual Worlds, Sage Publications: London, 2004.

2.D.Tofts, A.Jonson and A. Cavallaro ed., Prefiguring Cyber Culture: An
Intellectual History, MIT Press: New York, 2003.


1. M. Castells, The Rise of Network Society, Blackwell: Oxford, 1996.

2. G. Lelia, Communication, Technology and Society, Sage Publications: New
Delhi, 2001.

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