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Globalisation, ICT and developing nations [electronic resource] : challenges in the information age / Sumit Roy.

By: Roy, Sumit.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2005Description: 1 online resource (245 p.).ISBN: 9788132103486 (electronic bk.); 8132103483 (electronic bk.).Other title: Globalization, ICT and developing nations.Subject(s): Information technology -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries | Telecommunication -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries | Globalization -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries | COMPUTERS -- Information TechnologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Globalisation, ICT and developing nations.DDC classification: 303.48/33/091724 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Globalisation, international political economy and structural change -- Globalisation, information and communications technology, and development.
Summary: The force driving globalisation in the 21st century is undoubtedly Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Enabling instant communication over vast distances and in real time, ICT has far-reaching implications for transnational relationships. However, the core relationship between globalisation and ICT, a major area of inquiry, has hitherto been somewhat neglected and inadequately studied. Focusing on this important relationship, this book emphasises that increasingly non-state institutions, as opposed to the state, are transforming economies. The author also highlights the critical n.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [228]-242) and index.

Introduction -- Globalisation, international political economy and structural change -- Globalisation, information and communications technology, and development.

The force driving globalisation in the 21st century is undoubtedly Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Enabling instant communication over vast distances and in real time, ICT has far-reaching implications for transnational relationships. However, the core relationship between globalisation and ICT, a major area of inquiry, has hitherto been somewhat neglected and inadequately studied. Focusing on this important relationship, this book emphasises that increasingly non-state institutions, as opposed to the state, are transforming economies. The author also highlights the critical n.

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Globalisation, ICT and developing nations by Roy, Sumit. ©2005
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