ERIC Number: EJ466782
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
The Traditions of Communication Research and Their Implications for Telecommunications Study.
Rowland, Willard D., Jr.
Journal of Communication, v43 n3 p207-17 Sum 1993
Argues that, because of its heavy technological emphasis, telecommunications will tend toward instrumental, applied forms of research. Notes alternative research traditions that see telecommunications as part of the social history of communications technology. Discusses implications for the contemporary study of telecommunications. (SR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: The Future of the Field--Between Fragmentation and Cohesion.