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Telecommunications Politics

Author : Bella Mody
ISBN : 9780805817522
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This volume brings together scholars and policymakers to address the issue of telecommunications policy in developing countries. It elaborates on the position that economics and technology determine the framework for discussion, but politics makes the decision. Politics, in this case, refers to the dynamics of the power structure generated by the historical and contemporary context of state, social, economic, and cultural forces. The chapter authors address the system of information transportation -- the telecommunications sector in developing countries ranging from low-income countries with overburdened, rural roads in south Asia and Africa trying to catch up to digitalized fibre-optic superhighways in middle income countries such as Singapore. The organization of the book reflects a contextually situated intellectual viewpoint. The first part presents a historical and conceptual introduction to changes in the organization of telecommunications. The second part analyzes the major external and internal forces that have influenced the process of private sector participation in telecommunications. The third part offers ten comparative country case studies that provide evidence of the diverse conditions, goals, and processes of the realignment of public and private tasks in the telecommunications industry. Finally, contributors address the issue of regulation from differing positions -- a pragmatic, "how-to-cope" discussion for developing country decision makers. The diverse perspectives in this volume should provide help to developing countries in their struggle with proposals received from international banks, private investors, interested "big powers," and their consulting firms.

Global Telecom Talks

Author : Ben Petrazzini
ISBN : 088132230X
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Handbook Of New Media

Author : Leah A Lievrouw
ISBN : 9781412921220
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Thoroughly revised and updated, this Student Edition of the successful Handbook of New Media has been abridged to showcase the best of the hardback edition. This Handbook sets out boundaries of new media research and scholarship and provides a definitive statement of the current state-of-the-art of the field. Covering major problem areas of research, the Handbook of New Media includes an introductory essay by the editors and a concluding essay by Ron Rice. Each chapter, written by an internationally renowned scholar, provides a review of the most significant social research findings and insights.

Telecommunications Deregulation And Competition In The Philippines 1993 1996

Author : Maria Catherine Advincula Obien
ISBN : MSU:31293017014683
Genre : Telecommunication
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Author : Rose Arny
ISBN : UOM:39015046784438
Genre : American literature
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Proceedings Of The Forty Eighth Colloquium On The Law Of Outer Space

Author : International Institute of Space Law of
ISBN : 1563478277
Genre : Science
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Contains the proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law Conference that took place in Fukuoka, Japan, 17-21 October 2005.

The Korean Journal Of Policy Studies

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ISBN : OSU:32435081484867
Genre : Korea (South)
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Official Program Annual Conference Of The International Communication Association

Author : International Communication Association. Conference
ISBN : IND:30000047343896
Genre : Communication
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Elites Bureaucracy And Policy Learning

Author : Katharine G Huang
ISBN : UCSD:31822032269391
Genre : Political Science
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After The Asian Crisis

Author : Toshihiko Hozumi
ISBN : UCSD:31822034205146
Genre : Political Science
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Using Schumpeterian and other scientific approaches, this book analyzes the Asian economic crisis and its implications for the future of the region. The book is the result of cooperation between the Aichi University in Toyohashi, Japan and the Institute of World Economics and International Management of Bremen University, Germany.

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