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Living the information society in Asia

Living the information society in Asia

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Published by Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, International Development Research Centre in Singapore, Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Erwin Alampay.
ContributionsAlampay, Erwin., Institute of Southeast Asian Studies., International Development Research Centre (Canada)
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 253 p. :
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23398711M
ISBN 109789812308733, 9789812309099
LC Control Number2009323377

Elements and Principles of the Information Society 4 Introduction Ever since the s, ‘information society’ has been one of the key terms used to describe today’s world. It has been employed variously as a social, cultural, economical and technical concept, and is typicallyFile Size: KB. At our next Asia Society Book Club, we will discuss the novel «Pachinko» which was published in by the Korean-American author Min Jin is a New York Times Bestseller and was a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction.

The information society is characterized by the fact that information is now a key economic resource, citizens use and consume information in nearly every aspect of their lives, and an entire. Jack Linchuan Qiu (). Life and Death in the Chinese Informational City: The Challenges of Working-Class ICTs and the Information Have-Less, in Alampay, E. (ed). Living the Information Society in Asia. Manila: Institute of Southeast Asia Studies. pp. Jack Linchuan Qiu ().

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Living the Information Society in Asia describes the interaction of people and new ICTs as the technologies seep into everyday life, such as how mobile phones forge relationships among families separated by migration, how camera phones threaten personal space, how cultural identities are strengthened in call centres, and how religion is incorporated into the new communication.

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It is as true today, with information and communication technologies (ICTs), as it was during the industrial revolution with the steam engine and industrial factories. Technology affects us at various levels, and for both good and ill. Summary: Undeniably, Asian societies are in a period of transition, when people are learning to live with information and communication technologies (ICT).

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Living the Information Society in Asia describes the interaction of people and ICTs as these technologies seep into everyday life, and examines implications for policy and future research. The book will appeal to academics, researchers, and postgraduate and senior undergraduate students in social sciences, development studies, and Asian studies.

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