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Theories of the Information Society

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Information has come to be regarded as a symbol of the age in which we live. Talk nowadays is of an information technology' revolution, even of an information society'. But just what does this mean? In Theories of the Information Society Frank Webster sets out to make sense of the information explosion. He examines and assesses a variety of images of the information society', and takes a sceptical look at what thinkers mean when they do refer to an information society'. He looks closely at different approaches to informational developments, and provides critical commentaries on all the major post-war theories.

Synopsis:

In this book, Webster sets out to make sense of the information explosion. He looks closely at the differrent approaches to informational developments and provides critical commentaries on all major post-war theories.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-247) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415105743
Author:
Webster, Frank
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
London and New York :
Subject:
Communication
Subject:
Information technology
Subject:
Information society
Subject:
Information policy.
Series:
International library of sociology
Series Volume:
94-31
Publication Date:
1995
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
vi, 257 p.

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