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Transitioning towards a knowledge society : Qatar as a case study

Author: Julia Gremm; Julia Barth; Kaja J Fietkiewicz; Wolfgang G Stock
Publisher: Cham : Springer, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book offers a critical evaluation of Qatar?s path from oil- and gas-based industries to a knowledge-based economy. This book gives basic information about the region and the country, including the geographic and demographic data, the culture, the politics and the economy, the health care conditions and the education system. It introduces the concepts of knowledge society and knowledge-based development and adds  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
(OCoLC)1015687817
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Gremm; Julia Barth; Kaja J Fietkiewicz; Wolfgang G Stock
ISBN: 9783319711959 3319711954 3319711946 9783319711942
OCLC Number: 1021187702
Description: 1 online resource (XVII, 244 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part 1: Context --
Chapter 1. Informational Cities in the GCC States --
Chapter 2. Qatar in a Nutshell --
Part 2: Concept --
Chapter 3. Knowledge Economy and Knowledge-Based Development --
Chapter 4. Methods --
Part 3: Connection --
Chapter 5. Diversification of Knowledge-Based Industries and Foreign Investment --
Chapter 6. Creativity and the Knowledge Society --
Chapter 7. E-Government --
Chapter 8. Knowledge-Based Development --
Chapter 9. Universities and other Institutions of Higher Education --
Chapter 10. Students and Graduates --
Chapter 11. Transition of Graduates into the Labor Market --
Chapter 12. Libraries, Science Parks and Research Funding --
Part 4: Conclusion --
Chapter 13. Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats of Qatar?s Way into the Knowledge Society --
Index.
Responsibility: Julia Gremm, Julia Barth, Kaja J. Fietkiewicz, Wolfgang G. Stock.

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