Key Thinkers for the Information Society: Volume 1

Key Thinkers for the Information Society: Volume 1

By: Christopher T. May (editor)Hardback

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Key Thinkers for the Information Society provides an introduction to some important social theorists whose work has considerable relevance to today's 'brave new world' of information and communication technologies. With the aim of widening current perspectives on the information society, each contributor introduces a particular theorist and discusses the way in which their insights can be reintroduced into debates regarding the social, political and cultural impact of ICTs. Theorists presented in Volume 1 include some well-known and some less well-known figures: Walter Benjamin; Murray Edeleman; Jacques Ellul; Harold Innes; Lewis Mumford; Karl Polanyi; Eric Elmer Scattachneider and Raymond Williams. Each has something fresh and pertinent to say and taken as a whole this volume provides an exciting new resource for contemporary studies.

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Contents

Contents 1. Introduction 2. Walter Benjamin 3. Murray Edelman 4. Jacques Ellul 5. Harold Innes 6. Lewis Mumford 7. Karl Polanyi 8. Elmer Eric Shattschneider 9. Raymond Williams

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/11/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780415296724
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780415296724
  • weight: 362
  • ISBN10: 0415296722

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