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Knowledge economy and sustainable economic development [electronic resource] : a critical review / Nguy��en Thanh Tuy�en.

By: Nguy��en, Thanh Tuy��en.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Knowledge & information: Publisher: Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter Saur, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 375 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 9783598441578 (electronic bk.); 3598441576 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Knowledge management -- Economic aspects -- Vietnam | Information technology -- Economic aspects -- Vietnam | Sustainable development -- Technological innovations -- Vietnam | Economic aspects | Information technology | Knowledge management | Sustainable development | Technological innovations | Vietnam | Social Science | Business | COMPUTERS -- Information Technology | Informationsgesellschaft | Informationstechnik | Nachhaltige Entwicklung | Technologiepolitik | Wirtschaftspolitik | VietnamGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Knowledge economy and sustainable economic development.DDC classification: 303.48/3309597 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Thachsanh connection -- The global economy : perspectives on the exchange of knowledge for material -- Knowledge economy for sustainable development : reality or utopia? -- The cultural context of Vietnam -- Policy achievements and challenges -- Vietnam and the knowledge economy -- Identifying key issues -- Rural Vietnam -- Indigenous knowledge -- ICT nonusers -- Intensive ICT users -- Virtual worlds -- The Vietnamese ICT industry -- Sustainable development or permanent scarcity? -- The exchange of mind for mass -- Metatypes for knowledge promotion and the enhancement of domestic value -- Conclusions and guidelines for policy : seeking Tachsanh's inexhaustible rice bowl in the 21st century.
Summary: In this book, the author focuses on the intersection of two major bodies of policy and practice: knowledge economy and ICTs on one hand, and sustainable economic development on the other. It aims to provide a broad-ranging account of the social and economic terrain demarcated by this intersection in order to reach conclusions and offer guidelines for policy development. Although based on the case of a developing country (Vietnam) its analyses, arguments and conclusions are of universal relevance. Key features comprehensive picture of a society from the perspective of knowledge for development Intersection of ICTs (Information and Communications Technology), knowledge, and sustainable economic development Can be used in courses of sociology, political economy, development economics, knowledge economics, information and telecommunication technology, sustainable development, and public administration. --From publisher's description.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Thachsanh connection -- The global economy : perspectives on the exchange of knowledge for material -- Knowledge economy for sustainable development : reality or utopia? -- The cultural context of Vietnam -- Policy achievements and challenges -- Vietnam and the knowledge economy -- Identifying key issues -- Rural Vietnam -- Indigenous knowledge -- ICT nonusers -- Intensive ICT users -- Virtual worlds -- The Vietnamese ICT industry -- Sustainable development or permanent scarcity? -- The exchange of mind for mass -- Metatypes for knowledge promotion and the enhancement of domestic value -- Conclusions and guidelines for policy : seeking Tachsanh's inexhaustible rice bowl in the 21st century.

In this book, the author focuses on the intersection of two major bodies of policy and practice: knowledge economy and ICTs on one hand, and sustainable economic development on the other. It aims to provide a broad-ranging account of the social and economic terrain demarcated by this intersection in order to reach conclusions and offer guidelines for policy development. Although based on the case of a developing country (Vietnam) its analyses, arguments and conclusions are of universal relevance. Key features comprehensive picture of a society from the perspective of knowledge for development Intersection of ICTs (Information and Communications Technology), knowledge, and sustainable economic development Can be used in courses of sociology, political economy, development economics, knowledge economics, information and telecommunication technology, sustainable development, and public administration. --From publisher's description.

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