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The Rawls-Tawney theorem and the digital divide in postindustrial society

Journal Article
Duff, A. (2011)
The Rawls-Tawney theorem and the digital divide in postindustrial society. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62, 604-612. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.21470
The digital divide continues to challenge political and academic circles worldwide. A range of policy solutions is briefly evaluated, from laissez-faire on the right to “arith...

The Holy Grail of a viable press.

Journal Article
Duff, A. (2010)
The Holy Grail of a viable press. The Journal. 33
Opinion article analysing problems facing mass media in information age.

Daniel Bell's theory of the information society.

Book
Duff, A. (2009)
Daniel Bell's theory of the information society. In B. Smart (Ed.), Post-Industrial Society, 201-232. Sage
Daniel Bell is recognised to be the foremost writer on the information society. The paper expounds his writings in detail, showing their development from the 1960s to the 1990...

The Rawls-Tawney theorem and the political economy of cyberspace.

Presentation / Conference
Duff, A. (2009, January)
The Rawls-Tawney theorem and the political economy of cyberspace. Paper presented at Cyberspace 2009, 7th Annual Conference, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

The sickness of an information society: R.H.Tawney and the post-industrial condition.

Journal Article
Duff, A. (2004)
The sickness of an information society: R.H.Tawney and the post-industrial condition. Information, Communication and Society. 7, 403-422. doi:10.1080/1369118042000284632. ISSN 1369-118X
R. H. Tawney is frequently cited as one of the most distinguished social theorists of the twentieth century, and his position in the British school of ethical, democratic soci...

The Past, Present, and Future of Information Policy: Towards a normative theory of the information society

Journal Article
Duff, A. S. (2004)
The Past, Present, and Future of Information Policy: Towards a normative theory of the information society. Information, Communication and Society, 7(1), 69-87. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118042000208906
The profile of information policy in academic and policy-making circles has been rising in recent decades, a function, presumably, of the expansion of an 'information society'...