The Wired Society

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Harcourt Brace College, 1999 - Social Science - 528 pages
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[TofC cont.] Parents guide to supervising a child's online and Internet experience / R. Cannon, Esq. -- Death of print literacy, birth of Cyberliteracy?: Late age of print / J.D. Bolter; Computer delusion / T. Oppenheimer; Reflection of an online graduate / E. Weiner -- Wired society and human nature: Technology as psychic phenomenon / M. Grosso; Home on the Net / M. Minsky -- Business/computer connection: New business cycle / M.J. Mandel; Technowomen / K. Manery; Websites, If you build it, will they come? / C. Romano -- Challenges of technology; Mad at your modom? History is on your side / A. Robbins; Psychopathology of everyday things / D. Norman; Blowup / M. Gladwell; Computer shy / M. Block. [This book] will help students become critically aware as readers and as writers of the issues involved in information technology. These readings address a wide range of issues such as personal freedom on the Internet, business and technology, and human nature and technology. -Back cover.

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Contents

WHAT IS THE WIRED SOCIETY?
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Remarks to the International Telecommunications Union
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To Fax or Not to
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Copyright

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Leatherman Professor of New Testament, Trinity Lutheran Seminary. Author of Jesus as a Figure in History (WJK, 1998); A Fortress Introduction to the Gospels (Fortress, 1998); God With Us: Toward a Pastoral Theology of Matthew's Gospel (Fortress, 1995); What Is Narrative Criticism? (Fortress, 1990).

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