These are turbulent times in the world of book publishing. For nearly five centuries the methods and practices of book publishing remained largely unchanged, but at the dawn of the twenty-first century the industry finds itself faced with perhaps the greatest challenges since Gutenberg. A combination of economic pressures and technological change is forcing publishers to alter their ...... Read More
John B. Thompson is a renowned sociologist who has produced authoritative work on social theory, the media and publishing. Currently Professor of Sociology at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Jesus College, in his early work he examined the philosophy of the social sciences through ...... Read More