National Information Infrastructure Initiatives / Edition 1

National Information Infrastructure Initiatives / Edition 1

by Brian Kahin
     
 

National Information Infrastructure Initiatives includes adozen 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."See more details below

Overview

National Information Infrastructure Initiatives includes adozen 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."

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

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The What, Why, Where, and How of National Information Initiatives1
Implementing the NII Vision: Singapore's Experience and Future Challenges24
Back to the Future: Japan's NII Plans61
Korea's National Information Infrastructure: Vision and Issues112
The U.S. National Information Infrastructure Initiative: The Market, the Web, and the Virtual Project150
Cultural Sovereignty, Public Participation, and Democratization of the Public Sphere: The Canadian Debate on the New Information Infrastructure190
Information Infrastructure Initiatives in Emerging Economies: The Case of India217
Brazil: Is the World Ready for When Information Highways Cross the Amazon?261
National Information Infrastructure in Developing Economies287
Information Superhighway Policy in France: The End of High Tech Colbertism?307
Public Policy and the Information Superhighway: The Case of the United Kingdom349
Multimedia: Germany's Third Attempt to Move to an Information Society387
The Information Welfare Society: An Assessment of Danish Governmental Initiatives Preparing for the Information Age424
Information Liberalization in the European Union457
European Information Infrastructure Policy Making in the Context of the Policy Capacity of the European Union and Its Member-States: Progress and Obstacles490
Approaches for Maximizing GII Impacts on Sustainable Development508
Will the Global Information Infrastructure Need Transnational (or Any) Governance?532
Regional Development and the Information Society: The IRISI Initiative as a Pilot Project of the European Union553
Materials from the Special Session on Information Infrastructures569
Chair's Conclusions from the G-7 Ministerial Conference on the Information Society613
Contributors625
Index631

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