This book provides an overview of debates about whether we are entering into a phase of social existence without precedent - the 'information society'. Intended as a bridge between the literatures of 'social theory' and the 'social impact of technology', this study exposes the myths surrounding…
…It proposes that the concept of information is the inner essence of what we today call life.
The importance of information for our species is obvious. Human beings are highly dependent on information,…
This book covers the ever-increasing problem of information overload from both the professional and academic perspectives. Focusing on the needs of practicing engineers and professional communicators, it addresses the causes and costs of information…
This is a major new assessment of the American movie industry in the 1990's, focusing on the development of new communication technologies such as cable and home video and examining their impact on the production and distribution of motion pictures.
Table of contents
1. The Problems of Citizenship in the Early Twenty-First Century
2. History’s Standards of Good Citizenship
3. Assessing Contemporary Citizenship: The Case for Qualitative Methods
Introduction to Information Literacy for Students presents a concise, practical guide to navigating information in the digital age.
Features a unique step-by-step method that can be applied to any research project Includes research insights from…
…Positive Learning in the Age of Information (PLATO) – Critical Remarks
Richard J. Shavelson
Part IV. Learning with Ethics and Morality
18. Ethics of Beliefs
19. A Model of Positive and Negative…
Fully updated and revised, this new edition of a highly successful text provides students, clinicians, and academics with a thorough introduction to aging and mental health.
The third edition of Aging and Mental Health is filled with new updates…
Timely advice for getting a grip on information overload in the workplace
This groundbreaking book reveals how different kinds of information overload impact workers and businesses as a whole. It helps businesses get a grip on the financial and human…
Table of contents
1. Introduction: Becoming Property
2. The Private: Whose Equilibrium?
3. The Exceptional: Whose Creativity?
4. The Transformative:…