Definition of Information Society
Example of Information Society
- The United States has slowly moved from an agricultural society, to an industrial society, and is now becoming an information society.
Information Society Pronunciation
Syllabification: in·for·ma·tion so·ci·e·ty
- American English – /in-fuhr-mAY-shuhn suh-sIE-uh-tee/
- British English – /in-fuh-mAY-shuhn suh-sIE-uh-tee/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˌɪnfərˈmeɪʃən səˈsaɪəti/
- British English – /ˌɪnfəˈmeɪʃən səˈsaɪəti/
- Plural: information societies
- Word origin of “information” and “society” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- Klapp, Orrin E. 1986. Overload and Boredom: Essays on the Quality of Life in an Information Society. New York: Greenwood.
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “information society.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved July 31, 2021 (https://sociologydictionary.org/information-society/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
information society. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/information-society/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “information society.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed July 31, 2021. https://sociologydictionary.org/information-society/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“information society.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 31 Jul. 2021. <https://sociologydictionary.org/information-society/>.