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Communication Technology And Cultural Change

Author : Gary Krug
ISBN : 0761972013
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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With a foreword by Norman Denzin Communication and the history of technology have invariably been examined in terms of artefacts and people. Gary Krug argues that communication technology must be studied as an integral part of culture and lived-experience. Rather than stand in awe of the apparent explosion of new technologies, this book links key moments and developments in communication technology with the social conditions of their time. It traces the evolution of technology, culture, and the self as mutually dependent and influential. This innovative approach will be welcomed by undergraduates and postgraduates needing to develop their understanding of the cultural effects of communication technology, and the history of key communication systems and techniques.

Intercultural Rhetoric And Professional Communication Technological Advances And Organizational Behavior

Author : Thatcher, Barry
ISBN : 9781613504512
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 55. 85 MB
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"This book explores the theory and practice of rhetoric and professional communication in intercultural contexts, providing a framework for translating, localizing, and internationalizing communications and information products around the world"--Provided by publisher.

Children Technology And Culture

Author : Ian Hutchby
ISBN : 9781136365379
Genre : Education
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Childhood is increasingly saturated by technology: from television to the Internet, video games to 'video nasties', camcorders to personal computers. Children, Technology and Culture looks at the interplay of children and technology which poses critical questions for how we understand the nature of childhood in late modern society. This collection brings together researchers from a range of disciplines to address the following four aspects of this relationship between children and technology: *children's access to technologies and the implications for social relationships *the structural contexts of children's engagement with technologies with a focus on gender and the family *the situatedness of children's interactions with technological objects *the constitution of children and childhood through the mediations of technology _ This book represents a substantial contribution to contemporary social scientific thinking both about the nature of children and childhood, the social impacts of technologies and the various relationships between the two.

Technological Determinism And Social Change

Author : Jan Servaes
ISBN : 9780739191255
Genre : Political Science
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The aim of this book is to shed new light on this theoretically and practically significant issue, and questions the role of technology and culture in social change. It challenges us to reconsider and rethink the impact of new information and communication technologies on civil society, participatory democracy and digital citizenship in theoretical and methodological contributions, through the analysis of specific cases in Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, China, Colombia, Kenya, Netherlands and the United States. Access to information and communication technologies is a necessity, and the importance of access should not be trivialized, but a plea for digital literacy implies recognizing that access is the beginning of ICT policies and not the end of it. Digital literacy requires using the Internet and social media in socially and culturally useful ways aimed at the inclusion of everybody in the emerging information/knowledge society. Technology matters, but people matter more.

Culture And Communication In Thailand

Author : Patchanee Malikhao
ISBN : 9789811041259
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book features research papers that examine a host of contemporary issues in Thailand. Coverage includes culture, gender violence, tourism, human trafficking, environmental and ecological issues, sustainability and the sufficiency economy, the (mis)handling of elephants, and more. It features a sociological and anthropological perspective with a dash of communication for sustainable social change. The papers investigate the various phases of communication technology and its impact on cultural change in the country. They explore the use of social networks and privacy issues as well as ethical journalism in the contexts of Thai Buddhism, Thai culture, and other enabling environmental factors. The contributors focus on documentary research of both quantitative and qualitative data on Thai social change as a consequence of globalization and digital technology. They first provide a general overview of social media and communication in the country. Next, the authors go on to explore the specifics of digital communication. This includes a look at its impact on the various ways of Thai communication given politico-economic and religious influences.

Reshaping Communications

Author : Paschal Preston
ISBN : 0803985630
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Thirty years ago, one writer complained that 'to admire technology is all out of fashion'. Today excited claims are made for the impact that these technologies are having on social, political and economic life. But how are we to assess these claims? This book critically interrogates many of the prevailing ideas offers a fresh perspective on this new`digital age'. Reshaping Communications: · Provides an alternative and more grounded account of the complex interplay between new technology and information structures and changes in society · Illuminates the fundamental continuities as well as changes in socioeconomic and political processes · Draws on an interdisciplinary perspective and

Staples Markets And Cultural Change

Author : Harold Adams Innis
ISBN : 0773513027
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 65. 36 MB
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This new edition of Harold Innis's essays, published on the occasion of his centenary, assembles his most significant and representative writing. Included are many of Innis's essays on cultural issues and economic development - subjects he explored throughout his life - that have not been readily accessible before.

New Information And Communication Technologies Social Development And Cultural Change

Author : Cees J. Hamelink
ISBN : UCBK:C061134741
Genre : Communication
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Global Media Convergence And Cultural Transformation Emerging Social Patterns And Characteristics

Author : Jin, Dal Yong
ISBN : 9781609600396
Genre : Social Science
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"This book aims to engage the complex relationship between technology, culture, and socio-economic elements by exploring it in a transnational, yet contextually grounded, framework, exploring diverse perspectives and approaches, from political economy to cultural studies, and from policy studies to ethnography"--Provided by publisher.

Telework And Social Change

Author : Nicole B. Ellison
ISBN : 0275978001
Genre : Business & Economics
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Explores the subtle and powerful impacts of telework on corporate culture and home life

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