What does it mean to live in the Communication Age? What has happened
to culture in the Communication Age? What is the nature of culture
Culture in the Communication Age
brings together some of the world's leading thinkers from a range of
academic disciplines to discuss what 'culture' means in the modern era.
They describe key features of cultural life in the 'communication age',
and consider the cultural implications of the rise of global
communication, mass media, information technology, and popular culture.
Individual chapters consider:
* Cultures of the mind *
Rethinking culture in a global context * Re-thinking Culture, from
'ways of life' to 'lifestyle' * Gender and Culture * Popular Culture
and Media Spectacles * Visual Culture * Star Culture * Computers, the
Internet and Virtual Cultures * Superculture in the Communication Age