Communication by Design: The Politics of Information and Communication Technologies / Edition 1

Communication by Design: The Politics of Information and Communication Technologies / Edition 1

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ISBN-10: 019829400X

ISBN-13: 9780198294009

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The information and communication technologies (ICTs) of the 1990s enable the electronic production and consumption of increasingly vast quantities of information. The effects are likely to be both unpredictable and contradictory, and will have consequences for business, governments, organizations, and citizens. In this agenda-setting book, a highly experienced

Overview

The information and communication technologies (ICTs) of the 1990s enable the electronic production and consumption of increasingly vast quantities of information. The effects are likely to be both unpredictable and contradictory, and will have consequences for business, governments, organizations, and citizens. In this agenda-setting book, a highly experienced interdisciplinary team describe and analyze the impact of these developments. This book moves from economics, sociology, and political science in its study of information and communication and will be essential reading for all those in these disciplines concerned to understand the ICT challenge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198294009
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction, Robin Mansell and Roger Silverstone
The Domestication of ICTs: Households, Families, and Technical Change, Leslie Haddon and Roger Silverstone
The Characteristics of Software and Systems Development Processes, Structures, and Agencies, Paul Quintas
Electronic Networking: Designing New Inter-firm Relationships, Robin Mansell
Designing Surveillance into the Public Switches Network, Rohan Samarajiva
Standards and Communication Technologies: The Mediation of Institutions and Technical Complexity, Richard Hawkins
Governance Institutions and ECT Regulatory and Trade Regimes, Robin Mansell
Conclusion, Roger Silverstone and Robin Mansell

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