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Everyday Domestic Research in the Knowledge Society: How Ordinary People Use Information and Communication Technologies to Participate

  • Ben Anderson

Abstract

The combination of increasingly pervasive information technologies and the related structural changes in the occupational and production structures of many western economies are often claimed to have launched a ‘knowledge society’ (Castells 2000). In this society access to ‘information’, its distillation into ‘knowledge’ and its use in producing ‘value-added’ services is argued to be one of the key driving economic forces.

Keywords

Health Information Internet Access Internet User Knowledge Society Unemployment Duration 
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