The Critique of the Critique of the Information Society Theories

Social systems theories are always also the critiques of the systems themselves as well as the critiques of other theories of this kind. The information society is a global phenomenon with not only a technological, economic, professional, spatial, cultural and political dimension but also with the dimension of fast changes. The critique of the information society theories is a specific theory of the information society. The article presents the critique from the viewpoint that the theories cannot be separated from the existing social systems to which they refer, and that such scientific theories prove that the information society as a new social system exists.


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30. 6. 2001
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