Contents: Preface. Part I: Introduction. C.A. Lin, Communication Technology and Social Change. C. Ogan, Communication Technology and Global Change. Part II: Individual and Social Setting. S.E. Caplan, E.M. Perse, J.E. Gennaria, Computer-Mediated Technology and Social Interaction. M. Krcmar, Y. Strizhakova, Computer-Mediated Technology and Children. Part III: Work and Organizational Setting. D.J. Atkin, T.Y. Lau, Information Technology and Organizational Telework. R.E. Rice, S. Schneider, Information Technology: Analyzing Paper and Electronic Desktop Artifacts. Part IV: Surveillance Setting. L.W. Jeffres, Media Technology and Civic Life. E.P. Bucy, W. Gantz, Z. Wang, Media Technology and the 24-Hour News Cycle. Part V: Entertainment Setting. A.E. Grant, Video Technology and Home Entertainment. J. Reagan, M.J. Lee, Online Technology, Edutainment, and Infotainment. Part VI: Consumer Setting. C.A. Lin, Interactive Media Technology and Electronic Shopping. P. Whitten, Interactive Media Technology and Telemedicine. Part VII: Legal and Regulatory Setting. J. Lipshultz, Digital Media Technology and Fair Use. L.T. Lee, Digital Media Technology and Individual Privacy. Part VIII: Summary. C.A. Lin, An Integrated Communication Technology and Social Change Typology.
'Communication Technology and Social Change: Theory and Implications.. is a book about the air we breathe.' - Moshe Landsman, PsycCRITIQUES "A feast of important and interesting information, well worth consideration in a continuing climate of rapid sociotechnical advancement." - CHOICE, July 2007