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Author Venegas, Cristina, 1959-
Title Digital dilemmas : the state, the individual, and digital media in Cuba / Cristina Venegas.
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2010.

Author Venegas, Cristina, 1959-
Series New directions in international studies
New directions in international studies.
Subject Mass media -- Political aspects -- Cuba.
Digital media -- Political aspects -- Cuba.
Internet -- Political aspects -- Cuba.
Mass media policy -- Cuba.
Cuba -- Politics and government -- 1990-
Social change -- Cuba.
Mass media -- Social aspects -- Cuba.
Digital media -- Social aspects -- Cuba.
Internet -- Social aspects -- Cuba.
Cuba -- Social conditions -- 1990-
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 229 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Inventing, recycling, and deploying technologies -- Media technologies and "Cuban democracy" -- Tourism and the social ramifications of media technologies -- Film culture in the digital millennium -- Digital communities and the pleasures of technology.
Note Print version record.
Summary Digital Dilemmas views Cuba from the Soviet Union's demise to the present, to assess how conflicts over media access play out in their both liberating and repressive potential. Drawing on extensive scholarship and interviews, Cristina Venegas questions myths of how Internet use necessarily fosters global democracy and reveals the impact of new technologies on the country's governance and culture, including film in the context of broader media history, as well as artistic practices such as digital art and networks of diasporic communities connected by the Web.
ISBN 9780813549101 (electronic bk.)
0813549108 (electronic bk.)
9780813546865 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0813546869 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612562358
OCLC # 637158333
Additional Format Print version: Venegas, Cristina, 1959- Digital dilemmas. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2010 9780813546865 (DLC) 2009006046 (OCoLC)310171800