post industrial society



Late 20th century society of technically advanced nations, based largely on the production and consumption of services and information instead of goods. This term was coined by the US sociologist Daniel Bell in his 1974 book 'The Coming Of Post-Industrial Society' and described by him as a society characterized by the "centrality of theoretical knowledge as the source of innovation and policy formation for the society."

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