Table Of Contents

Section One Cultural Phenomenon 25 So Tonight I'm Gonna Party Like It's 1999 Looking Forward to Revolution in The Matrix A Cue Call for Reflexive Sociology Enter the Matrix Interactivity and the Logic of Digital Capitalism Christian Krug and Joachim Frenk 73 Simulacra, Simulation and The Matrix Is There an Exit from Virtual Reality Grid and Network - From Tron to The Matrix Queering The Matrix Hacking the Digital Divide and Slashing into the Future Sexing The Matrix Gender and Sexuality in as...

Stefan Herbrechter

The Matrix trilogy continues to split opinions widely, polarising the downright dismissive and the wildly enthusiastic. This includes reactions within academic circles and from film and cultural critics who have been all too eager to pronounce themselves on all kinds of issues relating to the Matrix Significantly, some kind of uneasiness quickly surfaces in most contributions to the debate. For some it may still be a question of serious academics having to be apologetic about delving into low...