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Nascita e declino del mito del villaggio globale
Author/s: Federico Butera 
Year:  2005 Issue: 98 Language: Italian 
Pages:  18 FullText PDF:  50 KB

Birth and decline of the global village myth The paper examines some crucial aspects about Internet developing, focussing in particular on the reappearing risks of technological determinism and of the technological devolution. Discussing the myth of the global village, the thesis ICT will not result in cancelling the organisational structures and in converting reality into a virtual reality, rather in a growing capacities of treating the processes at distance, in a context of new balance between the global and the local is strongly stressed.

Federico Butera, in "SOCIOLOGIA DEL LAVORO " 98/2005, pp. , DOI:


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