Digital Technologies and Generational Identity: ICT Usage by Sakari Taipale,Terhi-Anna Wilska,Chris Gilleard

By Sakari Taipale,Terhi-Anna Wilska,Chris Gilleard

The brief life of electronic applied sciences signifies that generational identities are tricky to set up round any specific applied sciences not to mention round extra far-reaching socio-technological ‘revolutions’. reading the intake and use of electronic applied sciences through the phases of human improvement, this e-book offers a worthy assessment of ICT utilization and generational changes. It makes a speciality of the fields of domestic, family members and intake as key arenas the place those methods are being enacted, occasionally strengthening outdated differences, occasionally growing new ones, constantly embodying an inherent restlessness that has effects on all elements and all levels of existence.

Combining a set of foreign views from various fields, together with social gerontology, social coverage, sociology, anthropology and gender reviews, Digital applied sciences and Generational Identity weaves empirical proof with theoretical insights at the function of electronic applied sciences around the lifestyles direction. It takes a different post-Mannheimian viewpoint, arguing that every existence level will be outlined via attitudes in the direction of, and stories of, electronic applied sciences as those act as markers of generational adjustments and identification.

It might be of particular value to lecturers of social coverage and sociology with pursuits within the lifestyles direction and human improvement in addition to these learning media and communique, adolescence and early life reviews, and gerontology.

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