Globalisation, ICT and Developing Nations: Challenges in the Information Age
Sumit RoyISBN: 0761933468;
Book DescriptionThis comparative study of the political economies of East and South Asia and Africa offers new analytical and policy insights into the links between globalization and information and communication technology (ICT). The author explores the replacement of state institutions by non-state ones; analyzes the prospects of developing regions sharing the gains of globalization; and explains the relationship between new technology and development. He also demonstrates how new ICT policiescan pave the way for innovations, increased production and rapid diffusions of ideas in technology. Key features of Globalisation, ICT and Developing Nations are: - it discusses the concepts and policies underscoring theshift from state to non-state institutions in furthering the impetus of globalisation and also its implications for development; - it explores the scope of different developing regions to participate in globalisation based...
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