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Title The information revolution and the Arab world : its impact on state and society
Published Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates : Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, 1998
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by British Academic Press
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 236 pages)
Contents Introduction / Jamal S. Al-Suwaidi -- The information-communications revolution and the global economy / Lester Thurow -- What makes Arabian Gulf satellite TV programs? A comparative analysis of the volume, origin, and type of program / Abdellatif Aloofy -- The contribution of public opinion research to an understanding of the information revolution and its impact in North Africa and beyond / Mark Tessler -- Mass media and the policy process / David Morgan -- Triumph of the image and its aftermath : the Gulf War as media ecology / Hamid Mowlana -- The Arab World and the information age : promises and challenges / Mustapha Masmoudi -- Telecommunications trends and policies in the United Arab Emirates and their implications for national development / Muhammad I. Ayish -- The impact of the information revolution on society and state in Jordan / Saqer Abdel-Rahim -- The age of creation and communication / Michel Saloff-Coste
Notes "The papers contained in this volume were among those presented at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) third annual conference, entitled The Impact of the Information and Communication Revolution on Society and State in the Arab World, held in Abu Dhabi, 4-7 January 1997"--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-229) and index
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Subject Information technology -- Arab countries -- Congresses
Telecommunication policy -- Arab countries -- Congresses
Telecommunication -- Political aspects -- Arab countries -- Congresses
Telecommunication -- Social aspects -- Arab countries -- Congresses
71.43 technology and society.
Communication policy -- Arab countries.
Information technology -- Arab countries.
Information technology.
Telecommunication policy.
Telecommunication -- Political aspects -- Arab countries.
Telecommunication -- Political aspects.
Telecommunication -- Social aspects -- Arab countries.
Telecommunication -- Social aspects.
Arab countries.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Markaz al-Imārāt lil-Dirāsāt wa-al-Buḥūth al-Istirātījīyah.
ISBN 9789948003922