Information and Communication Technologies in Everyday Life: A Concise Introduction and Research Guide

Information and Communication Technologies in Everyday Life: A Concise Introduction and Research Guide

by Leslie Haddon
     
 

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"Bringing together empirical and theoretical research in a coherent way, Leslie Haddon offers a fresh approach to understanding ICTs and everyday life. He covers topics in key areas, such as 'the digital divide'; children, youth and ICTs; the dynamics of ICTs within households; social networks and ICTs; and time, movement and public space in relationship to ICTs.…  See more details below

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"Bringing together empirical and theoretical research in a coherent way, Leslie Haddon offers a fresh approach to understanding ICTs and everyday life. He covers topics in key areas, such as 'the digital divide'; children, youth and ICTs; the dynamics of ICTs within households; social networks and ICTs; and time, movement and public space in relationship to ICTs. Drawing on a broad variety of studies from different countries, Haddon considers the potential, or feared, social consequences of ICTs. Throughout, he analyzes what factors are shaping the debates surrounding ICTs in daily life." With its international approach, this book will be invaluable to professionals, policymakers and students who work in the field of ICTs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859737989
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
06/01/2004
Series:
New Technologies / New Cultures Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Leslie Haddon is Visiting Research Associate, London School of Economics.

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