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Within the developed world, much of society experiences political, economic, and cultural life through a set of communication technologies barely older than many citizens. Society Online: The Internet in Context examines how new media technologies have not simply diffused across society, but how they have rapidly and deeply become embedded in our organizations and institut ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by Sage Publications, Inc
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I want to give this 3.5 out of 5, but I've rounded down rather than up, because only about half of it is relevant to my research and therefore of use to me. Read all of it, though - some of it very sketchily - because it is a very interesting collection.

The changes that new media technologies have brought to our society and to our social lives are examined in a variety of ways and from a variety of viewpoints by the authors in this collection, including predictions about the future of the intern
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Philip N. Howard is a professor and author of seven books, including Democracy’s Fourth Wave? and The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy. He is a frequent commentator on the impact of technology on political life, contributing to Slate.com, TheAtlantic.com and other media outlets.
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