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    Ordering Disorder : ninemsn, Hypertext and Databases

    Jarrett, Kylie (2005) Ordering Disorder : ninemsn, Hypertext and Databases. M/C: a journal of media and culture, 7 (6). pp. 1-3. ISSN 1441-2616

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    Central within the discourses that have surrounded the commercial internet during its emergence has been an underlying promise of disorder. The claims for consumer empowerment with which e-commerce was promoted and discussed within industry and academic literature (Fiamberg; Gates; Horton; Levine et al. for instance), coupled with recurring claims that the emergence of e-commerce was as profound a shift as that occasioned by the Industrial Revolution (Dancer; Sullivan; Lynch for instance), established an underlying sense of chaotic upheaval - a clear and present danger to the established order.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: This article was first published at
    Keywords: ninemsn; e-commerce; autonomy; consumer choice;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > School of English, Media & Theatre Studies
    Item ID: 4579
    Depositing User: Kylie Jarrett
    Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2013 16:33
    Journal or Publication Title: M/C: a journal of media and culture
    Publisher: Saint Lucia : University of Queensland
    Refereed: No

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