Measuring the Information Society

Measuring the Information Society

by Fred Williams (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9780803931565
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/01/1988
Series: SAGE Focus Editions Series , #97
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: CONCEPTUAL AND METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES
The Information Society as an Object of Study - Frederick Williams
PART TWO: THE INFORMATION ECONOMY
The Growth of the Information Sector - Heather E Hudson and Louis Leung
The Economy of the New Texas - James Smith
PART THREE: PROMOTING CHANGE
The "Technopolis" Concept - Raymond W Smilor, George Kozmetsky and David V Gibson
The Coming of MCC - David V Gibson and Everett M Rogers
Urban Telecommunication Investment - Sharon Strover
Science and Technology Policy - Brian Muller
The Bovernor's Science and Technology Council - Larry D Browning
PART FOUR: ATTITUDES TOWARD CHANGE
Modeling Change from Survey Data - James Dyer and Don Haynes
Gauging Public Attitudes Toward Science and Technology - James Dyer, Frederick Williams and Don Haynes
PART FIVE: MEDIA, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, AND CHANGE
Texas According to The - Frederick Williams and Denise Fynmore
New York Times
Relations of Occupations to Uses of Information Technologies - Stephen D Reese
Predicting Media Uses - Pamela J Shoemaker
Computers in Texas Schools - Nolan Estes and Victoria Williams
Key Issues for Education in the Information Age
Advertising as an Index of Change - Gary B Wilcox and Judith Kaplan
PART SIX: EPILOGUE
Prominent Citizens Look Back on Change - Patricia Witherspoon

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