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Technology and society : social networks, power, and inequality

Author: Anabel Quan-Haase
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Series: Themes in Canadian sociology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This timely text examines the places where technology and society intersect, connecting the reality of our technological age to issues of social networks, communication, work, power, and inequality. The result is a comprehensive overview of the technological tools we use, where they come from, and how they are changing our perceptions of ourselves and the relationships we form."--pub. desc.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anabel Quan-Haase
ISBN: 9780195437836 0195437837
OCLC Number: 791165405
Description: xix, 276 p. : ill., port. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The technological society --
Technology in society: a historical overview --
Theoretical perspectives on technology --
Techno-social designing --
The adoption and diffusion of techological innovations --
The labour of technology --
Technology and inequality --
Community in the newtork society --
Technology-mediated social relationships --
The surveillance society --
Ethical dimensions of technology.
Series Title: Themes in Canadian sociology.
Responsibility: Anabel Quan-Haase.
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