By Darin Barney
Are we in the middle of a electronic revolution? Have new info and conversation applied sciences given start to a brand new type of society, or do they make stronger and expand latest styles and relationships? This booklet presents a transparent and interesting dialogue of those and different questions. utilizing a cosmopolitan version of the connection among expertise and society, Barney investigates either what has replaced, and what has remained a similar, within the age of the Internet.
Among the problems mentioned are debates about the emergence of a 'knowledge economy'; electronic restructuring of employment and paintings; globalization and the prestige of the countryside; the customers of electronic democracy; the electronic divide; new social routine; and tradition, group and identification within the age of recent media.
This publication offers an obtainable source for a considerate engagement with existence within the community society. it is going to be crucial studying for college kids in sociology and media and communique reports. it will be a useful textbook for undergraduate scholars of sociology and media and conversation studies.
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