Global Information Inequalities

Written By Deborah Charbonneau
Global Information Inequalities
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 June 2008
  • ISBN : 1780631332
  • Pages : 232 pages
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Global Information Inequalities

Global Information Inequalities
  • Author : Deborah Charbonneau
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-06-30
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 1780631332
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Summary : The disparity in access to information is a worldwide phenomenon. Global Information Inequalities offers a captivating look into problems of information access across the world today. One of the unique strengths of the book is the use of examples of library initiatives from around the world to illustrate the range ...

Global Information Technologies Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

Global Information Technologies  Concepts  Methodologies  Tools  and Applications
  • Author : Tan, Felix B.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2007-10-31
  • Total pages : 4194
  • ISBN : 1780631332
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Summary : "This collection compiles research in all areas of the global information domain. It examines culture in information systems, IT in developing countries, global e-business, and the worldwide information society, providing critical knowledge to fuel the future work of researchers, academicians and practitioners in fields such as information science, political science, ...

Digital Inequalities in the Global South

Digital Inequalities in the Global South
  • Author : Massimo Ragnedda,Anna Gladkova
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-06-29
  • Total pages : 372
  • ISBN : 1780631332
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Summary : This book discusses how digital inequalities today may lead to other types of inequalities in the Global South. Contributions to this collection move past discussing an access problem – a binary division between ‘haves and have-nots’ – to analyse complex inequalities in the internet use, benefits, and opportunities of people in the ...

Global Political Economy in the Information Age

Global Political Economy in the Information Age
  • Author : Gillian Youngs
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2007-01-24
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1780631332
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Summary : Introduction: 20th-21st century imaginings and realities Section 1: Time/Space Frameworks 1. States and Markets: understanding geospatial time 2. Virtual Realities: exploring sociospatiality 3. The Political Economy of Time: historical time, speed and mobility Section 2: Borders and Inequality 4. Transcendence and Communication 5. Inequality as Driver 6. Embedding Patriarchy: feminism and inequality in the Internet era ...

Human Rights in the Global Information Society

Human Rights in the Global Information Society
  • Author : World Summit on the Information Society,Rikke Frank Jørgensen
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2006-06-09
  • Total pages : 324
  • ISBN : 1780631332
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Summary : Papers originally presented at the World Summit on the Information Society, November 2005....

Handbook of Research on Global Information Technology Management in the Digital Economy

Handbook of Research on Global Information Technology Management in the Digital Economy
  • Author : Raisinghani, Mahesh S.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2008-01-31
  • Total pages : 588
  • ISBN : 1780631332
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Summary : Includes the most important issues, concepts, trends and technologies in the field of global information technology management, covering topics such as the technical platform for global IS applications, information systems projects spanning cultures, managing information technology in corporations, and global information technology systems and socioeconomic development in developing countries....

Histories of Global Inequality

Histories of Global Inequality
  • Author : Christian Olaf Christiansen,Steven L. B. Jensen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-07-09
  • Total pages : 335
  • ISBN : 1780631332
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Summary : This book argues that inequality is not just about numbers, but is also about lived, historical experience. It supplements economic research and offers a comprehensive stocktaking of existing thinking on global inequality and its historical development. The book is interdisciplinary, drawing upon regional and national perspectives from around the world ...

Cultures and Politics of Global Communication Volume 34 Review of International Studies

Cultures and Politics of Global Communication  Volume 34  Review of International Studies
  • Author : Costas M. Constantinou,Oliver P. Richmond,Alison Watson
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-06-12
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 1780631332
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Summary : This special issue focuses on how International Relations communicates with the world....

Russia and the European Union

Russia and the European Union
  • Author : Elena G. Popkova
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-06-11
  • Total pages : 489
  • ISBN : 1780631332
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Summary : This book focuses on the economic and political relationships between Russia and Europe, which are currently characterized by the existence and escalation of contradictions. On the one hand, the common history and geographical proximity of Russia and Europe have naturally produced a close interdependence; on the other, current global political ...

Global Networking Communication and Culture Conflict or Convergence

Global Networking  Communication and Culture  Conflict or Convergence
  • Author : Halit Ünver
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-03-19
  • Total pages : 311
  • ISBN : 1780631332
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Summary : Pursuing an interdisciplinary approach, this book offers detailed insights into the empirical relationships between overall social key figures of states and cultures in the fields of information and communication technology (ICT) (digital divide/inequality), the economy, education and religion. Its goal is to bridge the ‘cultural gap’ between computer scientists, ...

Joint Meeting of Management and Trade Union Experts on Global Information Infrastructure Global Information Society

Joint Meeting of Management and Trade Union Experts on  Global Information Infrastructure   Global Information Society
  • Author : Georges Ferné
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 30
  • ISBN : 1780631332
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Summary : Read online Joint Meeting of Management and Trade Union Experts on Global Information Infrastructure Global Information Society written by Georges Ferné, published by which was released on 1996. Download full Joint Meeting of Management and Trade Union Experts on Global Information Infrastructure Global Information Society Books now! Available in PDF, ePub ...

Foreign Policy in Global Information Space

Foreign Policy in Global Information Space
  • Author : A. Chong
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2007-04-30
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1780631332
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Summary : This book examines how foreign policy can adapt to the challenge of globalization. Two central questions are posed:how can foreign policy defend or project statist political communities using soft power within a global information space? Does soft power affect foreign policy by undermining statist community within the same global ...

An Ethical Global Information Society

An Ethical Global Information Society
  • Author : Jacques J. Berleur,Diane Whitehouse
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-11-11
  • Total pages : 381
  • ISBN : 1780631332
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Summary : Many challenges lie ahead in the development of a global information society. Culture and democracy are two areas which may be under particular threat. The book reflects on today's complex and uncertain cultural and democratic developments arising as a result of an increasingly global, technologically-connected world. In particular it focuses ...

The Global Information Society

The Global Information Society
  • Author : William J Martin
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-07-05
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1780631332
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Summary : Today, information and the technologies that store and disseminate it are producing deep-rooted and widespread changes in society - changes of the same magnitude as those that occurred during the Industrial Revolution. The purpose of this book is to give a complete picture of the information society by examining in ...

Information Theory and Network Coding

Information Theory and Network Coding
  • Author : Raymond W. Yeung
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-09-10
  • Total pages : 580
  • ISBN : 1780631332
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Summary : This book is an evolution from my book A First Course in Information Theory published in 2002 when network coding was still at its infancy. The last few years have witnessed the rapid development of network coding into a research ?eld of its own in information science. With its root in ...