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Cybernetics

  • By: Michael A. Peters
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Cybernetics has figured in global studies as a code word for global communications and media studies. Modern cybernetics began with Norbert Wiener, who defined the field with his 1948 book, Cybernetics: Or Control and Communication in the Animal and the ...

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