Each chapter is organized around a specific structure, covering:
*Background-offering an introduction of relevant communication technology that outlines its technical capabilities, diffusion, and uses;
*Theory-featuring a discussion of relevant theories used to study the social impacts of the communication technology in question;
*Empirical Findings-providing an analysis of recent academic and relevant practical work that explains the impact of the communication technology on social change; and
*Social Change Implications-proposing a summary of the real world implications for social change that stems from synthesizing the relevant theories and empirical findings presented throughout the book.
Communication Technology and Social Change will serve scholars, researchers, upper-division undergraduate students, and graduate students examining the relationship between communication and technology and its implications for society.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 350
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm
'Communication Technology and Social Change: Theory and Implications.. is a book about the air we breathe.' - Moshe Landsman, PsycCRITIQUES
"A feast of important and interesting information, well worth consideration in a continuing climate of rapid sociotechnical advancement." - CHOICE, July 2007
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