Individuals and social change

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Title: Individuals and social change
Authors: Komito, Lee
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10271
Date: 16-Sep-2004
Online since: 2019-05-02T08:29:50Z
Abstract: In recent chapters, discussion of the Digital Revolution and Information Society has moved from technology, economics, and politics to broader social issues such as rural development, life-long learning, and working from home. Such issues are crucial, since to lose sight of the social dimension is to reduce the Information Society to computers and the market. This is a social transformation - a transformation in the way people live, the way they relate to either other, and they way they perceive the world at large - or else it does not warrant the attention that it has received. How are individuals’ lives outside of work changing, and are these changes significant or superficial?
Funding Details: University College Dublin
Type of material: Book Chapter
Publisher: UCD Press
Keywords: Information SocietySocial transformationDomestic lifePublic lifePrivate lifeCommunication technologiesVirtual realityAuthoritative sources
Other versions: https://www.ucdpress.ie/display.asp?K=9781904558071
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Is part of: Komito, L The Information Revolution and Ireland: prospects and challenges
ISBN: 9781904558071
Appears in Collections:Information and Communication Studies Research Collection

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