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Mobilizing the Information Society
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Mobilizing the Information Society

Robin Mansell and W. Edward Steinmueller

Abstract

This book examines the interaction between social, regulatory, and market developments underlying the growing use of new technologies such as the personal computer and the Internet. Based upon empirical research by an international team, it offers insights needed to understand public policy, corporate strategy, and individual choices taken in response to the deluge of new technological opportunities. A principal theme of the book is that changes are governed by public decisions that establish the institutional framework in which the private sector operates. The quality and value of the informa ... More

Keywords: social developments, regulatory developments, market developments, personal computer, Internet, change, dislocation, exclusion, information society

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780198295570
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295570.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robin Mansell, author
Author Webpage

W. Edward Steinmueller, contributor
University of Warsaw