Understanding Digital Societies
provides a framework for understanding our changing, technologically shaped society and how sociology can help us make sense of it. You will be introduced to core sociological ideas and texts along with exciting global examples that shed light on how we can use sociology to understand the world around us.
This innovative, new textbook:
- Provides unique insights into using theory to help explain the prevalence of digital objects in everyday interactions.
- Explores crucial relationships between humans, machines and emerging AI technologies.
- Discusses thought-provoking contemporary issues such as the uses and abuses of technologies in local and global communities.
Understanding Digital Societies is a must-read for undergraduate students of digital sociology, sociology of media, digital media and society, and other related fields.