The Information Revolution and the Arab World: Its Impact on State and Society

The Information Revolution and the Arab World: Its Impact on State and Society

By: Emirates Center for Strategic Studies & Research (author)Hardback

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Academics and representatives of government and business have co-operated to produce this multi-layered exploration of the current state of the information and communication revolution and its effect on Arab states and societies. The book offers an analysis of a variety of technological themes which are having a profound and enduring political, social and economic effect on nations, corporations and individuals. These themes include global telecommunications trends and policies and their implications for national development; the information superhighway and education, business, the media and finance; cultural imperialism and the widening of the information gap; and the impact of satellite DBS TV on terrestrial television broadcasting in the GCC states.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781860642470
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781860642470
  • ISBN10: 1860642470

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