Gizmos or: The Electronic Imperative: How Digital Devices have Transformed American Character and Culture

Gizmos or: The Electronic Imperative offers a concise series of analyses on the transformative impact of digital devices on American society. With approaches ranging from semiotic theory to psychoanalytic theory, sociological theory to personal reflection, Berger taps the span of knowledge from his...

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Main Author: Berger, Arthur Asa
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Palgrave Macmillan US 2015, 2015
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Gizmos or: The Electronic Imperative offers a concise series of analyses on the transformative impact of digital devices on American society. With approaches ranging from semiotic theory to psychoanalytic theory, sociological theory to personal reflection, Berger taps the span of knowledge from his prolific career to help readers better understand the role digital devices play both in their technologic, economic, and common-use forms. Using accessible, conversational language and numerous illustrations, Berger deconstructs familiar objects and media for readers ranging from field specialists to everyday cultural consumers alike
Physical Description:XVI, 114 p online resource
ISBN:9781137565457