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Digital Middle East: State and Society in the Information Age

Mohamed Zayani

Abstract

In recent years, the Middle East’s information and communications landscape has changed dramatically. Increasingly, states, businesses, and citizens are capitalizing on the opportunities offered by new information technologies, the fast pace of digital transformations, and enhanced connectivity. These changes are far from turning Middle Eastern nations into network societies, but their impact is significant. The growing adoption of a wide variety of information technologies and new media platforms in everyday life has given rise to complex dynamics that beg for a better understanding. Digital ... More

Keywords: Middle East, Digital transformations, Information technologies, Internet adoption, Culture and politics, State and society, Information society

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190859329
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190859329.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mohamed Zayani, editor
Georgetown University