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The New Research Frontiers of Communications Policy


By: D.McLean Lamberton (Editor)


Published: 1st October 1996
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This timely volume provides a comprehensive view of the economic and social research frontiers of the telecommunications and information activities in the Information Age. New technologies and deregulation characterize this rapidly growing sector, which is assuming an increasingly international character. These changes are generating a wide range of local, regional and international policy issues. An international group drawn from research, industry and policy communities outline the important frontiers on which research efforts should focus. The book emphasizes the need for the implementation of such economic and social research.

...The value of this book lies in the combination of descriptions of past development and the outlook into future trends as it still provides guidelines on which topics we should put our specific interest in today. Prometheus

Research frontiers
The international economy: knowledge flows, and information activities
Telecommunications demand
Localized knowledge percolation processes and information networks
Technological change
Market structures in telecommunications
Telecommunications and economic development
New developments in telecommunications regulation
Telecommunications regulation: an Australian perspective
Social dimensions
Interdisciplinary research: history
The contribution of information science to telecommunications research
Telecommunications and management
Participants in the workshop
Supplementary references
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ISBN: 9780444822512
ISBN-10: 0444822518
Series: 0
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 292
Published: 1st October 1996
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.59