Sociology Reference Guide: The Impacts of Technological Change, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834900
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834902
  • DDC: 303.483
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 101 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. As media and internet technologies continue to dominate the contemporary information landscape, this volume proves to be a timely reflection on the significant developments in technology and society. The collection introduces the different types of technological advances, explores their impact on society, and surveys the varying forms of communication and digital changes.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Technology & Societal Development.
2: Jacques Ellul's Technological Society.
3: The Technological Revolution.
4: Knowledge-Based Economy.
5: The Digital Divide.
6: The Internet & Society.
7: Technology & the Mass Media.
8: Social Aspects of Technology in Education.
9: Social Impacts of Wireless Communication.
10: Technology & the Judicial System.
11: Social Impacts of Cyber Crime.
12: Technology & Surveillance.
13: Technology & Medicine.
14: Posthumanism.
15: Weapons of Mass Destruction.