Key Thinkers for the Information Society by Christopher May
Volume One (Vol 1)

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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.
 

About Christopher May

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May is Senior Lecturer in International Relations, both at City University.
 
Published August 29, 2003 by Routledge. 207 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Professional & Technical, Science & Math, Law & Philosophy, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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