The Control Revolution

The Control Revolution is a book by James Beniger that explains the origins of the information society in part from the need to manage and control the production of an industrial society.[1][2][3] The book received the Association of American Publishers Award for the Most Outstanding Book in the Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Phi Kappa Phi Faculty Recognition Award. The late Dr. Beniger was a professor at the University of Southern California.[4]

The Control Revolution
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Cover of the first edition (paperback)
AuthorJames R. Beniger
Original titleThe Control Revolution: Technological and Economic Origins of the Information Society
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenreNon-fiction
PublisherHarvard University Press
Publication date
1986
Media typePrint (Paperback)
Pages508 pp
ISBN9780674169869

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