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The Information Revolution and World Politics

Elizabeth C. Hanson - Computers - 2008 - 269 pages
This readable and cogent book provides a much-needed overview of the information revolution in a global context. First tracing the historical evolution of communications since ...
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Rhetoric and Reality: The Internet Challenge for Democracy in Asia

Indrajit Banerjee - Political Science - 2003 - 325 pages
Everywhere in the world, the advent of the Internet has been seen as a new catalyst for political freedom and democracy. Scholars and pundits have acclaimed the birth of the ...
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Liberation Technology: Social Media and the Struggle for Democracy

Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner - Political Science - 2012 - 176 pages
"Liberation Technology" brings together cutting-edge scholarship from scholars and practitioners at the forefront of this burgeoning field of study. An introductory section ...
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The Information Revolution in Asia

Nina Hachigian, Lily Wu - Technology & Engineering - 2003 - 130 pages
This report discusses the information revolution in the Asia-Pacific region and its likely course over the next five to ten years. Key questions addressed in this report ...
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Deferring Democracy: Promoting Openness in Authoritarian Regimes

Catharin E. Dalpino - Political Science - 2011 - 137 pages
This book takes a fresh look at the prospects for political change in authoritarian countries like China, Iran and Vietnam, and argues that immediate opportunities exist to ...
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Media Fortunes, Changing Times: ASEAN States in Transition

Russell Hiang-Khng Heng, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies - Mass media - 2002 - 252 pages
This book examines how media have brought about or paced dramatic political events in Southeast Asia over the last two decades. It highlights a situation where media dynamics ...
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