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Information and the Crisis Economy

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In this challenging and controversial work, Herbert Schiller contends that the current proliferation of informational activities and the increasingly sophisticated information technology they demand are the result of efforts to control the economic, political, and cultural strains produced by a general crisis in the world market system. He further argues that though these efforts may succeed in the short-run, they lay the groundwork for more intense crises in the not-too-distant future.

Synopsis:

In this provocative work, communications scholar Herbert Schiller contends that the current proliferation of informational activities and the increasingly sophisticated information technology they demand are largely the result of efforts to control the economic, political, and cultural strains produced by a general crisis of the world market system.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195205145
Author:
Schiller, Herbert I.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Communication
Subject:
Mass media
Subject:
Economic Conditions
Subject:
Economic History
Subject:
Media Studies - Electronic Media
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographies and indexes.
Series Volume:
85-1
Publication Date:
19860508
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.04x5.42x.34 in. .32 lbs.

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Product details 160 pages Oxford University Press - English 9780195205145 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this provocative work, communications scholar Herbert Schiller contends that the current proliferation of informational activities and the increasingly sophisticated information technology they demand are largely the result of efforts to control the economic, political, and cultural strains produced by a general crisis of the world market system.
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