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The information society.

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Published by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities in Luxembourg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.,
  • European Union countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Information society -- Europe.,
    • Information technology -- European Union countries.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC240.9.I55 I536 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p. :
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL493177M
      ISBN 109282762386
      LC Control Number98225432
      OCLC/WorldCa35086846

      This in-depth study will be of special interest to students and scholars in communication studies, technology/information systems, political science, sociology, and management and organization studies. The Information Society will also be of value to development planners and decision makers. ‘The information society’ refers to a constellation of developments arising from the growing use of communication technologies in the acquisition, storage, and processing of information, and the role of information in supporting the creation and exchange of knowledge.

      In this book Robert Hassan, a prominent theorist in new media and its effects, analyses and critically appraises these positions and forms them into a coherent narrative to illuminate the ing the works of major information society theorists from Daniel Bell to Nicholas Negroponte, and from Vincent Mosco to Manuel Castells, The. The series features empirical and scholarly research from the growing global ranks of interdisciplinary scholars in fields of inquiry such as information studies; communication and media studies; science, technology, and society; and law, technology, and culture.

      Book Description. There has been much debate over the idea of 'the information society'. Some thinkers have argued that information is becoming the key ordering principle in society, whereas others suggest that the rise of information has been overstated. Book Description ‘The information society’ refers to a constellation of developments arising from the growing use of communication technologies in the acquisition, storage, and processing of information, and the role of information in supporting the creation and exchange of knowledge. Research on information societies really began to take.


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Information society refers to a society where cultural, social and political life centers around the production and distribution of information through information technology networks. The rapid transmission, receipt and exchange of information by digital means globally, irrespective of distance, is a dominant feature of this society.

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Series Title: Digital media and society series.