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Raymond Williams

Freedman, Des (D. J.). 2003. Raymond Williams. In: Chrsitopher May, ed. Key Thinkers for the Information Society: Vol 1. Routledge, pp. 173-190. ISBN 978-0415296731 [Book Section]

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Key Thinkers for the Information Society provides an introduction to some important social theorists whose work has considerable relevance to today's 'brave new world' of information and communication technologies. With the aim of widening current perspectives on the information society, each contributor introduces a particular theorist and discusses the way in which their insights can be reintroduced into debates regarding the social, political and cultural impact of ICTs. Theorists presented in Volume 1 include some well-known and some less well-known figures: Walter Benjamin; Murray Edeleman; Jacques Ellul; Harold Innes; Lewis Mumford; Karl Polanyi; Eric Elmer Scattachneider and Raymond Williams. Each has something fresh and pertinent to say and taken as a whole this volume provides an exciting new resource for contemporary studies.

Item Type: Book Section

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Media and Communications

Dates:

DateEvent
2003Published

Item ID:

14369

Date Deposited:

22 Oct 2015 11:27

Last Modified:

27 Jun 2017 14:19

URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/14369
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