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The network society : from knowledge to policy

Author: Manuel Castells; Gustavo Cardoso; Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies. Center for Transatlantic Relations.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Center for Transatlantic Relations, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume explores the patterns and dynamics of the network society in its policy dimension, ranging from the knowledge economic, based in technology and innovation, to the organizational reform and modernization in the public sector, focusing also the media and communication policies. The Network Society is our society, a society made of individuals, businesses and state operating from the local, national and  Read more...
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Network society.
Washington, DC : Center for Transatlantic Relations, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, ©2006
(OCoLC)654301397
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manuel Castells; Gustavo Cardoso; Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies. Center for Transatlantic Relations.
ISBN: 0976643456 9780976643456
OCLC Number: 64686205
Notes: "This book was published with the support of the Presid̂encia da Reṕublica Portuguesa and of the Fundação Luso Americana para o Desenvolvimento."
Description: xxiv, 434 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The network society : from knowledge to policy / Manuel Castells --
Societies in transition to the network society / Gustavo Cardoso --
Information, technology and the world economy / Dale W. Jorgensen and Khuong M. Vu --
Innovation, technology and productivity : why Europe lags behind the United States and why various European economies differ in innovation and productivity / Luc Soete --
Central issues in the political development of the virtual state / Jane Fountain --
Uses of Internet and mobile technology in health systems : organizational and social issues in a comparative context / James Katz, Ronald E. Rice and Sophia Acord --
E-learning and the transformation of education for a knowledge economy / Betty Collis --
Reshaping the state and its relationship with citizens : the short, medium and long-term potential of ICTs / Geoff Mulgan --
The IP TV revolution / Jonathan Taplin --
Television and Internet in the construction of identity / Imma Tubella --
Geeks, bureaucrats and cowboys : deploying Internet infrastructure, the wireless way / Francois Bar and Hernan Galperin --
Free software and social and economic development / Marcelo Branco --
Internet and society in a global perspective : lessons from five years in the field / Jeff Cole --
E-topia : information and communication technologies and the transformation of urban life / William Mitchell --
Challenges of the global information society / Pekka Himanen --
Policies of transition to the network society in Europe / Erkki Liikanen --
ICT as a part of the Chilean strategy for development : present and challenges / Carlos Alvarez --
The European way to a knowledge-intensive economy : the Lisbon strategy / Maria Joao Rodrigues --
Afterword : the network society and the knowledge economy : Portugal in the global perspective / Jorge Sampaio.
Responsibility: edited by Manuel Castells [and] Gustavo Cardoso.

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Explores the patterns and dynamics of the network society through its policies. Topics range from the knowledge economy, based on technology and innovation, to organizational reform and modernization  Read more...

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