Transforming Global Information and Communication Markets
by Peter F. Cowhey, Jonathan D. Aronson
Publisher: The MIT Press 2009
Number of pages: 368
This pathbreaking examination of information and communication technology from a political economy perspective argues that continued rapid innovation and economic growth require new approaches in global governance that will reconcile diverse interests and enable competition to flourish. The authors discuss this crucial turning point in both theoretical and practical terms, analyzing changes in ICT markets, examining three case studies, and considering principles and norms for future global policies.
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by Charles Siegel - Preservation Institute
The author made this book both readable and pro-active. His assessment of the counterproductivity of our economy and consumer society is timely in an era when we must decide how much is enough for ourselves - and for a sustainable planet.
by Gerald Epstein - International Labour Organization
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