National Information Infrastructure Initiatives / Edition 1

National Information Infrastructure Initiatives / Edition 1

by Brian Kahin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0262611252

ISBN-13: 9780262611251

Pub. Date: 12/01/1996

Publisher: MIT Press

Despite the global nature of the Information Revolution, most policies for information infrastructure are developed at the national level. These national policies reflect local economic, social, historical, and political circumstances and exhibit remarkable differences in vision, policy design, and implementation strategy. In general, they reflect the reality that

Overview

Despite the global nature of the Information Revolution, most policies for information infrastructure are developed at the national level. These national policies reflect local economic, social, historical, and political circumstances and exhibit remarkable differences in vision, policy design, and implementation strategy. In general, they reflect the reality that private sector will play the leading role in developing the new infrastructure.National Information
Infrastructure Initiatives includes a dozen case studies analyzing how national-level policy initiatives address the challenge of information technology,
interactive content, and new applications, as well as the "information superhighway." These contributions examine the interplay of issues in different sectors, including telecommunications, broadcasting, publishing, and information technology. The national cases are supplemented with studies of regional and international initiatives that push and pull on national policies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262611251
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
12/01/1996
Series:
Information Infrastructure Project at Harvard University
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
663
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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