Communication, Technology and Society / Edition 1

Communication, Technology and Society / Edition 1

by Lelia R Green
     
 

In Communication, Technology and Society, Green focuses on the technologies of communication, from things we don't even consider technology, like the alphabet or electricity, through to the rapidly-developing world of cyberspace. She argues that technology is never neutral, rather, it is closely linked to culture, society and government policy.

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In Communication, Technology and Society, Green focuses on the technologies of communication, from things we don't even consider technology, like the alphabet or electricity, through to the rapidly-developing world of cyberspace. She argues that technology is never neutral, rather, it is closely linked to culture, society and government policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761947097
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/24/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

What Fuels Technology Change?
Technology Adoption and Diffusion
Domestication of Technologies
Fragmenting Mass Media in the Postmodern Information Society
Information Policy in the Information Society
The Public Interest, and the Information Divide
Mass Media and the Public Sphere
Communication Policy and Regulation
Popular Culture in Technoculture
Gender, Power and Technology
Making Sense of Being in Cyberspace
Technoculture and Social Organization

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