Internet, Power and Society

Internet, Power and Society

by Marcus Leaning

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843344520
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 08/01/2009
Series: Chandos Information Professional Series
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr Marcus Leaning is a senior lecturer in digital media at Trinity College, Carmarthen, University of Wales. He has given numerous international lectures and conference presentations, was a visiting research fellow at Hokkaido University in Japan, and has published numerous academic papers and popular articles on the Internet and its role in social change.

Table of Contents

Introduction
 
PART 1 UNDERSTANDING THE INTERNET: Theories of technology and society; The idea of the internet; The internet, politics and the public sphere; Politics and the role of the internet
 
PART 2 THE INTERNET AND SOCIETY: Social form and media potency – the processes of modernisation; The internet and society: reconsidering the link; Conclusion
 

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