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Information Society and its Manifestations: Economy, Politics, Culture

Borut Rončević and Matevž Tomšić

The book provides a compilation of idiosyncratic manifestations of information society in techno-economic, political and cultural spheres. The contributors focus on the increasing complexity within information societies. To manage this complexity, societies develop constantly evolving context-specific modes of meta-governance. The contributions allow a better understanding of well-known conceptualizations and definitions of information society and related concepts such as post-industrial society, post-modernity, as well as network society, and knowledge society.

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Borut Rončević is Professor of Sociology and Jean Monnet Chair at the Faculty of Information Studies in Novo mesto and the School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica. His main research interests are sociological theory, regional innovation systems and information society. Matevž Tomšič is a political sociologist and Professor at the School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica. His research interests include character of elites, quality of governance, political culture, and democratization. He has been engaged in several international research projects on these topics.

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