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Knowledge societies --in a nutshell [electronic resource] : information technology for sustainable development / Andreas Cred�e & Robin Mansell for the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development and the International Development Research Centre.

By: Cred�e, Andreas.
Contributor(s): Mansell, Robin E | International Development Research Centre (Canada) | United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Ottawa : The Centre, c1998Description: 1 online resource (xi, 49 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1552500594 (electronic bk.); 9781552500590 (electronic bk.); 1280717432; 9781280717437.Subject(s): Information technology -- Developing countries | Technological innovations -- Developing countries | Sustainable development -- Developing countries | Technologie de l'information -- Pays en voie de d�eveloppement | Innovations -- Pays en voie de d�eveloppement | D�eveloppement durable -- Pays en voie de d�eveloppement | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Economic PolicyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Knowledge societies --in a nutshell.DDC classification: 338.9/26/091724 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover -- CONTENTS -- FOREWORD -- INTRODUCTION -- The key opportunities -- CHAPTER 1 IDENTIFYING NEW ICT OPPORTUNITIES -- New types of learning and education -- A wired civil society -- New forms of commerce -- Opportunities for trade -- Potential uses of ICTs -- ICTs and employment -- New technical infrastructures -- CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE CAPABILITIES -- Illiteracy44; skills44; and knowledge45;based development -- New social capabilities -- Tacit knowledge and the learning economy -- Acquiring new skills -- Lifelong learning -- Tools for building innovative knowledge societies -- CHAPTER 3 CONSTRUCTING THE INFRASTRUCTURE -- The Missing Link revisited -- Communication45;network development -- Expansion of the Internet -- Benefits of network expansion -- ICT production capacity -- Building new coalitions of resources -- CHAPTER 4 ADDRESSING KEY GOVERNANCE ISSUES -- International institutions governing ICTs -- Opening up but keeping control -- Governing trade in services and equipment -- Protecting intellectual property -- Privacy and information security -- Governance and the networld economy -- CHAPTER 5 FORMULATING ICT STRATEGIES -- Technology choices and capacity45;building -- Strategies for market liberalization -- Promoting improved access -- Harnessing ICTs for development -- Integrating ICT strategies -- Guidelines for ICT strategies -- CHAPTER 6 ICTs FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT -- APPENDIX I46; ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS -- ABOUT THE AUTHORS -- ABOUT THE INSTITUTIONS -- ABOUT THE PUBLISHER -- Last Page
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Cover -- CONTENTS -- FOREWORD -- INTRODUCTION -- The key opportunities -- CHAPTER 1 IDENTIFYING NEW ICT OPPORTUNITIES -- New types of learning and education -- A wired civil society -- New forms of commerce -- Opportunities for trade -- Potential uses of ICTs -- ICTs and employment -- New technical infrastructures -- CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE CAPABILITIES -- Illiteracy44; skills44; and knowledge45;based development -- New social capabilities -- Tacit knowledge and the learning economy -- Acquiring new skills -- Lifelong learning -- Tools for building innovative knowledge societies -- CHAPTER 3 CONSTRUCTING THE INFRASTRUCTURE -- The Missing Link revisited -- Communication45;network development -- Expansion of the Internet -- Benefits of network expansion -- ICT production capacity -- Building new coalitions of resources -- CHAPTER 4 ADDRESSING KEY GOVERNANCE ISSUES -- International institutions governing ICTs -- Opening up but keeping control -- Governing trade in services and equipment -- Protecting intellectual property -- Privacy and information security -- Governance and the networld economy -- CHAPTER 5 FORMULATING ICT STRATEGIES -- Technology choices and capacity45;building -- Strategies for market liberalization -- Promoting improved access -- Harnessing ICTs for development -- Integrating ICT strategies -- Guidelines for ICT strategies -- CHAPTER 6 ICTs FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT -- APPENDIX I46; ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS -- ABOUT THE AUTHORS -- ABOUT THE INSTITUTIONS -- ABOUT THE PUBLISHER -- Last Page

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