This unique and empowering text offers a comprehensive, global perspective on the information society from a broad social science perspective. The authors, at the forefront of this dynamic field, provide an interdisciplinary introduction to the three pillars of the information societyatechnology, knowledge, and mobilityaand to the global information society as a whole, both as an interconnected web and a regionally distinct phenomenon. Offering a nuanced understanding of this complex subject, this book will enable students to navigate and thrive in the dynamic and evolving world of information and communication technology.Equally important in some countries or locations with dial-up Internet service is the cost of the telephone call to access an ISP. ... For example, Internet access costs US$147.80 per month in the Central African Republic, where the average income, adjusted for ... followed by Japanese, French, Portuguese, German, Arabic, Russian, and Korean.23 In many cases, especially with the Internet, users must useanbsp;...
|Title||:||Global Information Society|
|Author||:||Mark I. Wilson, Aharon Kellerman, Kenneth E. Corey|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - 2013-04-11|