Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 June 2018

216 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190493035

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Algorithmic Power and Politics

Taina Bucher

Oxford Studies in Digital Politics

  • The first book-length work to critically discuss the socio-technical aspects of algorithmic power
  • Argues for a renewed software criticism opposed to using software merely as a tool to analyze social data
  • Offers a theoretical framework for the kinds of work that algorithms do and the new media environment they help to shape