Reshaping Communications: Technology, Information and Social Change [1ed.]0803985630, 0803985622, 9780803985629, 9781847876669

Author : Paschal Preston
Description:Thirty years ago, one writer complained that 'to admire technology is all out of fashion'. Today excited claims are made for the impact that these technologies are having on social, political and economic life. But how are we to assess these claims? This book critically interrogates many of the prevailing ideas offers a fresh perspective on this new`digital age'. Reshaping Communications: Provides an alternative and more grounded account of the complex interplay between new technology and information structures and changes in society Illuminates the fundamental continuities as well as changes in socioeconomic and political processes Draws on an interdisciplinary perspective and
Categories: Technology Communication
Year :2001
Publisher :
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 320[315]
File Info : pdf 840 Kb