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Hula Hoop or contraceptive pill? Misunderstanding the nature of the social impact of technology

By Brian Winston

Abstract

In assessing the impact of technological change in the media it is necessary to privilege social context. Hyperbolic assesssments of impact which ignore the social sphere are inadequate.\ud Passend zum Thema des Hefts verwahrt sich Brian Winston in der Rubrik „Fokus Medienumbrüche“ mit seinem Beitrag „Hula Hoop or Contraceptive Pill?“ am Beispiel des Internets gegen eine technikdeterministische Sicht auf sozialen Wandel

Topics: P300 Media studies, P410 Electronic Publishing
Publisher: Schuren
Year: 2008
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lincoln.ac.uk:2157
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