Knowledge Societies – Information Technology for Sustainable Development
The full text of this new book is available online.
Revolutionary information and communication technologies are contributing to dramatic changes in the competitiveness of global and local markets and in the way people conduct their business and everyday lives. The potential benefits and risks these changes present for developing countries and the economies in transition are enormous. A new, comprehensive and authoritative reference book edited by Robin Mansell and Uta Wehn of the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex examines the ways in which these powerful technologies are being harnessed to development goals, helping to reduce the risk of exclusion and create new opportunities for developing countries.
Follow the link below to view the full text of the book online, or contact Oxford University Press for a paper copy.