Information Communication Technology and Social by Hugh F. Cline

By Hugh F. Cline

This booklet argues that details verbal exchange applied sciences aren't growing new varieties of social constitution, yet really changing long-standing associations and amplifying current developments of social swap that experience their origins in precedent days. utilizing a comparative historic standpoint, it analyzes the purposes of knowledge verbal exchange applied sciences in terms of alterations in norms and values, schooling associations, the socialization of youngsters, new varieties of deviant and felony behaviors, more suitable participation in non secular actions, styles of data construction and use, the growth of consumerism, and altering reports of distance and time.

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