How are we to understand the causes of the telecommunications revolution? How can we begin to predict its consequences?
The last three decades have witnessed a dramatic acceleration in the use, demand, and need for telecommunications, data communication, and mass communication transmitted and integrated into networks. Through a synthesis of contemporary theories about modernization, this book offers a broad-ranging introduction to the ′network′ society in all its aspects.
The Network Society:
· Analyzes the new media in all their technical, economic, political, sociological, cultural and psychological aspects.
· Examines the new media in term
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Jan A.G.M. van Dijk is an internationally recognized expert in the field of communication, his specific interest being new media studies. Van Dijk is the author of The Network Society (SAGE, 2012) and co-editor of Digital Democracy: Issues of Theory and Practice (SAGE, 2000). He is an advisor of the European Commission in the Information Society Forum. As a professor of Communication Science at Twente University, van Dijk teaches and develops the sociology of the information society, in particular the social-cultural, political, and organizational aspects.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Dutch
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Book Description SAGE Publications Ltd, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 267 pages. 9.75x6.75x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0761962816
Book Description SAGE Publications Ltd, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0761962816