The Information Society: Issues and Illusions
- Publish Date: 1991-01-08
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: David Lyon
This book provides an overview of debates about whether we are entering into a phase of social existence without precedent - the 'information society'. Intended as a bridge between the literatures of 'social theory' and the 'social impact of technology', this study exposes the myths surrounding the creation of the information society, discussing technologies such as cable TV and robotics.