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Author Hoffmann, Bert.

Title Politics of the Internet in Third World Development : Challenges in Contrasting Regimes - Case Studies of Costa Rica and Cuba
Published London : Routledge, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (285 pages)
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Series Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; List of Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One The New Information and Communication Technologies (NICT): Comparative Experiences and Present Disparities; Chapter Two NICT in Third World Development: Political Issues in a Transformed Telecommunications Regime; Chapter Three The Costa Rican Development Model and Its Telecommunications Regime; Chapter Four Active NICT Development by State Monopoly: A New Costa Rican Model?
Chapter Five Cuba's State-Socialist Development Model and Its Telecommunications RegimeChapter Six From the Rejection of the Internet to the 'Informatization of Society': A Political Anatomy of Change; Chapter Seven The Politics of the Internet in Third World Development: Conclusions in Comparative Perspective; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary This book examines the political and developmental implications of the new information and communication technologies (NICT) in the Developing World
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 020333535X (electronic bk.)
9780203335352 (electronic bk.)