Surveying the works of major information society theorists from Daniel Bell to Nicholas Negroponte, and from Vincent Mosco to Manuel Castells, The Information Society is an invaluable resource for understanding the nature of the information society - as well as the meta-processes of neoliberal globalisation and the revolution in information technologies that made it possible.
1 The Information Society Today: The Acceleration of Just About Everything 1
2 The Coming of the Information Society 32
3 Information Takes Over 75
4 A Shrinking Planet 109
5 Commodification and Culture in the Information Society 135
6 Faster and Faster 159
7 Who Rules?: Politics and Control in the Information Society 190