Global Trauma and the Cinematic Network Society

  title={Global Trauma and the Cinematic Network Society},
  author={Neil Narine},
  journal={Critical Studies in Media Communication},
  pages={209 - 234}
  • Neil Narine
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Critical Studies in Media Communication
  • Are we really more connected interpersonally in the age of accelerated globalization? Do global social networks principally empower connected agents, or are “powerless places” further marginalized by “placeless power”? This article examines how twenty-first century US cinema maps social networks, both international and interpersonal. Whereas communication and technology scholars often characterize the network society as a social formation promising more “symmetrical” and “co-ordinated” global… CONTINUE READING
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