Communication And The Transformation Of Economics: Essays In Information, Public Policy, And Political Economy, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Communication And The Transformation Of Economics

Essays In Information, Public Policy, And Political Economy, 1st Edition

By Robert E Babe


288 pages

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Table of Contents

Critical Studies in Communication and in the Cultural Industries -- Introduction -- Part One: Information and Communication in Mainstream Economics -- Information Industries and Economic Analysis: Policy-Makers Beware -- Commodities as Signs -- The Place of Information in Economics -- Part Two: Interrelations Between Economics and Communication Studies -- Communication: Blindspot of Western Economics -- On Political Economy -- Information, Economics, and Ecosystem -- Part Three: Information and Communication in Institutional and Evolutionary Economics -- T. R. Malthus and the Origins of Communication in Economics -- The Communication Theory of Thorstein Veblen -- The Communication Theory of Kenneth E. Boulding -- Part Four: Policy Applications -- Emergence and Development of Canadian Communications: Dispelling the Myths -- Telecommunications Policy: Real World of the Canadian Information Highway -- “Life is Information”: Canadian Communication and the Legacy of Graham Spry -- Conclusion -- About the Book and Author

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General