oa South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science - The philosophy, politics and economics of information, Archie L. Dick : book review

Volume 70, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-8861



Extracted from text ... 58 GENERAL CONTRIBUTIONS Book reviews The philosophy, politics and economics of information. Archie L Dick. Pretoria: UNISA Press, 2002, 184p. ISBN 1 86888 202 0 (sb) Price: In South Africa: R129; Other countries in Africa: R148, 20 This book offers a fresh, new look at information, and this approach opens the door to focus on the contemporary debate on information philosophy and the political economy of information. The book is divided into four segments (which the author refers to as an information circuit) namely, the representation of information, its production, regulation, and the consumption of information. As the author ..

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