Information and Communication Technologies - Visions and Realities Paperback / softback
Edited by William H. Dutton, Malcolm Peltu
Information and Communication Technologies: Visions and Realities illuminates the social and economic implications of advances in information and communication technologies.
It has been written and edited to reach a broad audience across the social sciences interested in constructive ways of thinking about the social dynamics of the revolution in digital media.
Based on a decade of research undertaken by the UK's Programme on Information and CommunicationTechnologies (PICT), this book explains* how social factors influence technological innovation and convergence;* why organizations seek to transform work, services, and management;* ways in which households domesticate new media;* how public policy andregulation shape the impact of technology on employment, media concentration, privacy, and access in an information society. The thirty contributors include leading figures in the field.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 484 pages, figures, tables
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 01/10/1996
- Category: Communication studies
- ISBN: 9780198774969