Skip to Content

Information and Communications Technologies in Society

E-Living in a Digital Europe

Edited by Ben Anderson, Malcolm Brynin, Yoel Raban, Jonathan Gershuny

Routledge – 2005 – 304 pages

Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

Purchasing Options:

  • Add to CartPaperback: $48.95
    978-0-415-64853-0
    September 18th 2012
  • Add to CartHardback: $193.00
    978-0-415-38384-4
    December 21st 2006

Description

There is a growing body of work examining the ‘consequences’, or more accurately the inter-relationships between information and communications technologies (ICTs) and society at the microsocial (individual, household) level. The vast majority of this work has so far been focused on the US and the subsequent publications have consequently provided predominantly US-centred analyses.

This book will re-dress this balance by providing analyses of the situation in Europe and is associated states and placing the analyses in the context of both European and International research and policy debates. The book uses data from a range of European countries as well as comparisons with Asia and the USA.

Students and academics from a range of disciplines including sociology, business and management and new media will find this book to be a valuable addition to their reading lists.

Contents

Introduction Section 1: European and Global Trends in ICT Take-up and Usage Section 2: Dematerialisation and ICTs Section 3: Labour Market Issues Section 4: Work, Home and Home-Work Section 5: Age, Gender and ICTs Section 6: Sociality and ICTs

Author Bio

Ben Anderson is Deputy Director of Chimera, a research institute of the University of Essex, UK.

Malcolm Brynin is Principal Research Officer for the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex, UK

Yoel Raban is Senior Research Fellow for the Interdisciplinary Center

Name: Information and Communications Technologies in Society: E-Living in a Digital Europe (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Ben Anderson, Malcolm Brynin, Yoel Raban, Jonathan Gershuny. There is a growing body of work examining the ‘consequences’, or more accurately the inter-relationships between information and communications technologies (ICTs) and society at the microsocial (individual, household) level. The vast...
Categories: Management of Technology, New Media, Sociology of Work & Industry