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Telecommunications Politics

Author : Bella Mody
ISBN : 9781136755934
Genre : Social Science
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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.

International And Development Communication

Author : Bella Mody
ISBN : 9781452263021
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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International and Development Communication: A 21st Century Perspective examines the exciting field of international and development communication and illustrates how this field of study is composed and how it has grown. Derived from the successful Handbook of International and Intercultural Communication, Second Edition, this book opens with an updated and expanded introduction by Bella Mody, showcasing the effects of globalization, and contains those chapters from the Handbook that deal with international and development communication. The book, divided into two parts, revolves around media institutions and the conditions under which they have been used by the state and private capital. Part One covers international communication and presents the thinking of several well-known authors from areas such as South Asia, East Asia, Europe, and North America. Part Two focuses on development communication applications by various active researchers and professors, drawn from Latin America, South Asia, and North America.

Handbook Of International And Intercultural Communication

Author : William B. Gudykunst
ISBN : 0761920900
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This Second Edition illustrates how the field is composed and looks at how it has grown. The four parts examine cross-cultural communication; intercultural communication; international communication; and development communication. Each part begins with a chapter on theories and closes with one on issues. This Edition is thoroughly revised and reorganized with expanded coverage of international, development, and cross-cultural communication and new chapters.

Telecommunications Deregulation And Competition In The Philippines 1993 1996

Author : Maria Catherine Advincula Obien
ISBN : MSU:31293017014683
Genre : Telecommunication
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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.

Forthcoming Books

Author : Marcia Trimble
ISBN : UOM:39015046784438
Genre : American literature
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The Korean Journal Of Policy Studies

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ISBN : OSU:32435081484867
Genre : Korea (South)
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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.

Official Program Annual Conference Of The International Communication Association

Author : International Communication Association. Conference
ISBN : IND:30000047343896
Genre : Communication
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