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Walking on the Other Side of the Information Highway : Communication, Culture, and Development in the 21st Century
by Jan Servaes

Abstract:
This book takes a closer look at the other side of the information highway. It wants to find out what is happening on and around the dirt roads. It does so by looking at the problems of communication, culture and development from different perspectives: historical and futuristic, theoretical and applied, institutional and organizational, strategic and methodological. Global and local, globalization and localisation, are terms which could be used to characterize the processes of growing interconnection and interdependence in the contemporary world. It is generated by growing international economic, cultural and political cooperation and links, as well as by the need to respond together to complex problems which can be solved only on a planetary scale.

Publication Type: Authored Book: 190 pages
Publisher: Southbound (2000)
Location: Penang, Malaysia
Language: English
ISBN: 9839054236

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