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Technological Systems and Comparative Systems of Innovation: From Historical Performance to Future Policy Guidelines

Nick Von Tunzelmann

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/9780197263471.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at the comparative systems approach to understanding the way in which different institutional regimes affect the governance of technological development. It focuses on four ... More


Analysing Market Internationalisation and National Institutions

Mark Thatcher

in Internationalisation and Economic Institutions:: Comparing the European Experience

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245680
eISBN:
9780191715273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245680.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter sets out the analytical framework used in the book. It offers a critique of two major relevant literatures that study internationalisation and domestic institutions, namely the second ... More


Technological and Economic Pressures for Change in Telecommunications from the 1960s to the 1990s

Mark Thatcher

in The Politics of Telecommunications: National Institutions, Convergences, and Change in Britain and France

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280743
eISBN:
9780191684388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280743.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter considers the ways in which sweeping technological and economic developments altered the nature of the telecommunications sector. It argues that in the twenty-eight years under ... More


The Culture of the Internet

Manuel Castells

in The Internet Galaxy: Reflections on the Internet, Business, and Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199255771
eISBN:
9780191698279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255771.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter deals with the culture of the producers and users at the source of the Internet’s creation and configuration. It notes that culture means a set of values and beliefs informing behaviour, ... More


Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development: From Playpen to Playground

Marina Umaschi Bers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199757022
eISBN:
9780199933037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757022.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This book is about digital spaces that can support positive youth development. This book is driven by values and by a sense of urgency —as the design of our digital landscape is increasingly guided ... More


The Role of Geography in the Process of Innovation and the Sustainable Competitive Advantage of Firms *

Michael E. Porter and Örjan Sölvell

in The Dynamic Firm: The Role of Technology, Strategy, Organization, and Regions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296041
eISBN:
9780191596070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296045.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This final chapter presents the authors’ view of how to link geography, innovation, and firm competitive advantage. Porter and Sölvell span many of the themes raised in the foregoing chapters, and ... More


The Gunpowder Revolution

John Landers

in The Field and the Forge: Population, Production, and Power in the Pre-industrial West

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279579
eISBN:
9780191719448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279579.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

The introduction of gunpowder to warfare represented the beginning of the large-scale exploitation of chemical energy by human societies. The introduction of firearms to land warfare affected all ... More


China

Huiping Li and John Cantwell

in Innovative Firms in Emerging Market Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646005
eISBN:
9780199949977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646005.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

This chapter begins by describing the evolution of foreign direct investment (FDI) in China, and the types of innovative firms in China. From a typology of the most significant forms of innovative ... More


National Institutions, Policy, and Change

Mark Thatcher

in The Politics of Telecommunications: National Institutions, Convergences, and Change in Britain and France

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280743
eISBN:
9780191684388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280743.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter summarizes the findings of the book. It relates the empirical findings of the case study to the claims made for national institutions and to national institutionalist analyses of policy ... More


Management, Information, and the Labour Process

Simon Lilley, Geoffrey Lightfoot, and Paulo Amaral M. N.

in Representing Organization: Knowledge, Management, and the Information Age

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775416
eISBN:
9780191695360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775416.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Organization Studies

This chapter applies the Labour Process Theory to the shifting relations between technology and organization, and begins to put information technology into a historical context. It examines the ... More


Case Studies

Marina Umaschi Bers

in Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development: From Playpen to Playground

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199757022
eISBN:
9780199933037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757022.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the PTD framework through three case studies, each previously structured as a vignette throughout the book. Each case study focuses on a different technology (robotics, ... More


Choices of Conduct to Develop Character Traits

Marina Umaschi Bers

in Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development: From Playpen to Playground

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199757022
eISBN:
9780199933037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757022.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter advances the notion that virtual environments and social media, amongst other technologies, can become ethical playgrounds and offer the possibility of making choices of conduct and ... More


Innovation and Inclusive Development in the South: A Critical Perspective

Mariano Fressoli, Rafael Dias, and Hernán Thomas

in Beyond Imported Magic: Essays on Science, Technology, and Society in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027458
eISBN:
9780262325509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027458.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Fressoli, Dias, and Thomas highlight the tensions between market logic and local participation in innovation by describing how ideas for technological development and social inclusion that were ... More


Smash the Strata! A Programme for Techno-Political ®evolution

Tauel Harper

in Deleuze and New Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633364
eISBN:
9780748652600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633364.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on the Deleuzian process of technological development. It suggests that Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari have presented technological development as fundamentally conducive to ... More


Intelligent Design?: Unpacking Geoengineering’ s Hidden Sacrifices

Simon Nicholson

in The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014366
eISBN:
9780262289603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014366.003.0114
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In the contemporary discourse of sacrifice in the context of climate change and environmental sustainability, geoengineering is believed to be a technology-based means to change and control a climate ... More


Markets and Metropolis

in Market Menagerie: Health and Development in Late Industrial States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780544
eISBN:
9780804781916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780544.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the local and community institutions that influence technological development and markets for the pharmaceutical industry. It investigates the role of cities and localized ... More


Introduction

Douglas B. Fuller

in Paper Tigers, Hidden Dragons: Firms and the Political Economy of China's Technological Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777205
eISBN:
9780191822995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777205.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The Introduction sets the argument about which type of firms is driving China’s technological development in high-technology sectors. Hybrids are ethnic Chinese, foreign-invested firms that are the ... More


Learning Worlds

Brad Mehlenbacher

in Instruction and Technology: Designs for Everyday Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013949
eISBN:
9780262289634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013949.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Emerging technological developments boost a ramification of learning contexts across different disciplines: Work, leisure, and higher-educational spaces. A detailed and thorough analysis of these ... More


Conclusion

Miklos Sarvary

in Gurus and Oracles: The Marketing of Information

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016940
eISBN:
9780262301176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016940.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter considers the history and future of information markets. It suggests that the advent of language played a key role in major technological developments and highlights its efficiency in ... More


Indigenous Technological Development and Intellectual Property Rights in India’s Industrial Development

Sudip Chaudhuri

in Economics: Volume 1: Indian Industrialization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458936
eISBN:
9780199086887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458936.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter deals with economic implications of intellectual property rights in developing countries. Patents have received the most attention among these rights and pharmaceutical industry is ... More


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