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The Resource The social significance of telematics : an essay on the information society, Lars Qvortrup ; translated by Philip Edmonds, (electronic resource)

The social significance of telematics : an essay on the information society, Lars Qvortrup ; translated by Philip Edmonds, (electronic resource)

Label
The social significance of telematics : an essay on the information society
Title
The social significance of telematics
Title remainder
an essay on the information society
Statement of responsibility
Lars Qvortrup ; translated by Philip Edmonds
Title variation
Telematics
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • dan
  • eng
Summary
The assumption underlying this book is that we are facing a societal transformation, a "silent revolution" in fact, with consequences at least as far reaching as those of the Industrial Revolution. The author of this book wants to intervene in the current discussion about this revolution, a discussion which is normally colored by a resigned determinism maintaining that the transformation will come about all by itself as an automatic consequence of the development of technology. As opposed to this, the author wants to politicize the debate by insisting on the fact that this silent revolution is
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Action
digitized
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Qvortrup, Lars
Dewey number
001.51
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Pragmatics & beyond,
Series volume
V:7
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  • Communication
  • Communication
  • Information society
  • Telematics
Label
The social significance of telematics : an essay on the information society, Lars Qvortrup ; translated by Philip Edmonds, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-228)
Color
multicolored
Contents
THE SOCIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF TELEMATICS An Essay on the Information Society; Editorial page; Titale page; Copyright page; Table of contents; AUTHOR'S PREFACE; TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE; List of technical abbreviations; INTRODUCTION; 1. THE TECHNICALITIES OF TELEMATICS; 2. THE SOCIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF TELEMATICS; 2.1. The Significance of Technology; 2.2. Technology: The Study of Human Ingenuity in the Pursuit of Chosen Goals; 2.3. Society's Generation of Alternatives; 2.4. The Future is Very Present; 2.5. Technology as Anticipation: Taking Arms against Pure Objectivity
Control code
ocn297334244
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 228 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027280008
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)297334244
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The social significance of telematics : an essay on the information society, Lars Qvortrup ; translated by Philip Edmonds, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-228)
Color
multicolored
Contents
THE SOCIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF TELEMATICS An Essay on the Information Society; Editorial page; Titale page; Copyright page; Table of contents; AUTHOR'S PREFACE; TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE; List of technical abbreviations; INTRODUCTION; 1. THE TECHNICALITIES OF TELEMATICS; 2. THE SOCIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF TELEMATICS; 2.1. The Significance of Technology; 2.2. Technology: The Study of Human Ingenuity in the Pursuit of Chosen Goals; 2.3. Society's Generation of Alternatives; 2.4. The Future is Very Present; 2.5. Technology as Anticipation: Taking Arms against Pure Objectivity
Control code
ocn297334244
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 228 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027280008
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)297334244
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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