×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

The Information Society: Issues and Illusions / Edition 1
     

The Information Society: Issues and Illusions / Edition 1

by David Lyon
 

ISBN-10: 0745603696

ISBN-13: 9780745603698

Pub. Date: 01/16/1991

Publisher: Wiley

This book provides an overview of debates about whether we are entering into a phase of social existence without precedent - the 'information society'. Intended as a bridge between the literatures of 'social theory' and the 'social impact of technology', this study exposes the myths surrounding the creation of the information society, discussing technologies such

Overview

This book provides an overview of debates about whether we are entering into a phase of social existence without precedent - the 'information society'. Intended as a bridge between the literatures of 'social theory' and the 'social impact of technology', this study exposes the myths surrounding the creation of the information society, discussing technologies such as cable TV and robotics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745603698
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/16/1991
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Preface 1. Introduction: Roots of the Information Society Idea 2. A Marriage of Convergence'The Shaping of IT 3. A New Economy: New Classes? 4. New Technology, Employment, Work and Skill 5. Information, Democracy and the State 6. The Global Dimension 7. Information, Meaning and Culture 8. Information, Ideology and Utopia References Select Bibliography Index

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews