Information and Communication Technologies - Visions and Realities, Paperback / softback Book

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:
  • Category: Communication studies
  • ISBN: 9780198774969



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