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Introduction: Political Communication and Contemporary Muslim Media Systems

Philip N. Howard

in The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Information Technology and Political Islam

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736416
eISBN:
9780199866441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736416.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This introductory chapter begins by laying out the purpose of the book, which is to demonstrate that over the last fifteen years, technology diffusion has had an important causal role in ... More


General Purpose Technologies and Surges in Productivity: Historical Reflections on the Future of the ICT Revolution

Paul A. David and Gavin Wright

in The Economic Future in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263471
eISBN:
9780191734786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263471.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter analyses the relationship between the diffusion of general purpose technologies (GPTs) and surges in the growth of productivity. It first explores the dynamics of GPT diffusion by ... More


Evolution and Revolution, Transition and Entrenchment

Philip N. Howard

in The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Information Technology and Political Islam

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736416
eISBN:
9780199866441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736416.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter offers a conceptual framework and some useful indicators for studying technology diffusion and political institutions. Topics discussed include the impact of information technology on ... More


Conclusion: Information Technology and Democratic Islam

Philip N. Howard

in The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Information Technology and Political Islam

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736416
eISBN:
9780199866441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736416.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter takes a transnational approach to answering a crucial question: What role does the internet have in the democratic transitions of Muslim countries? The previous four chapters reviewed ... More


Lineages of the Digital State

Philip N. Howard

in The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Information Technology and Political Islam

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736416
eISBN:
9780199866441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736416.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter addresses two important questions: Which governments are online? What is the relative capacity of their information infrastructure? There are many aspects to the information society, and ... More


Competing Interests and Strategies in the Information Society

Robin Mansell and W. Edward Steinmueller

in Mobilizing the Information Society

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295570
eISBN:
9780191685149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295570.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

The interaction between the information society and the significant changes in both information and communication technologies would bring about profound effects on our lives, particularly in the ... More


Civil Society and Systems of Political Communication

Philip N. Howard

in The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Information Technology and Political Islam

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736416
eISBN:
9780199866441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736416.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter develops grounded theory about the role of information and communication technologies in civil society development. Civic groups are important for democratization because they are, by ... More


Europeanization and Organizational Change in National Trade Associations: An Organizational Ecology Perspective

Jürgen R. Grote and Achim Lang

in The Politics of Europeanization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252091
eISBN:
9780191599224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252092.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The first section of this chapter on Europeanization in relation to organizational change in national trade associations addresses the paradigm of Europeanization and business interest associations. ... More


Specialization and Systems Integration: Where Manufacture and Services Still Meet *

Keith Pavitt

in The Business of Systems Integration

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263233
eISBN:
9780191718847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263233.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter argues that the Systems Integration firms are progressively replacing the large, established manufacturing firm, described by Penrose and Chandler, as the major motor of technical change ... More


Globalization and National Government Policies: An Economist's View

Richard G. Lipsey

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The view of globalization taken in this chapter is that it is but a subset of the immense number of structural adjustments that the world is undergoing as a result of the evolution of a related group ... More


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