The Information Society: advantages and disadvantages

Polyviou, Zachos A. The Information Society: advantages and disadvantages., 2007 UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished) [Other]


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Today, information society has transformed various facets of our life such as the fields of business, education and communication just to mention but a few. The impacts of information society are profound. There are numerous books and articles that have been written on this subject; through the available literature, we have been able to understand different theories, and see societies increasing reliance on information society and to distinguish between the resulting benefits and the pitfalls that affect us all. The available literature has been crucial for this paper which sheds light on the advantages and disadvantages of information society, with a careful analysis of each sector’s (business, education etc) pros and cons. In conclusion the paper indicates, there are greater benefits through information society rather than drawbacks to individuals and society alike.

Item type: Other
Keywords: Information society, Pros and cons of the Information Society, Benefits and drawbacks of the information society, Information needs, Information society: social implications, Information and society, Information society: cultural and communicative implications, Criticism of the Information society
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BH. Information needs and information requirements analysis.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BA. Use and impact of information.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
B. Information use and sociology of information > BC. Information in society.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BD. Information society.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BF. Information policy
B. Information use and sociology of information > BG. Information dissemination and diffusion.
Depositing user: Zachos Polyviou
Date deposited: 23 Jul 2007
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:08


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