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Towards a sustainable information society : deconstructing WSIS, edited by Jan Servaes & Nico Carpentier

Label
Towards a sustainable information society : deconstructing WSIS
Title
Towards a sustainable information society
Title remainder
deconstructing WSIS
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jan Servaes & Nico Carpentier
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Information Society is one of the recurrent imaginaries to describe present-day structures, discourses and practices. Within its meaning is enshrined the promise of a better world, sometimes naively assuming a technological deus ex machina, in other cases hoping for the creation of policy tools that will overcome a diversity of societal divides. With the two-phased World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), the United Nations attempted to stimulate the development of such tools. Simultaneously, the WSIS is a large-scale experiment in multistakeholderism. The objective was to create a
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
303.4833
Index
index present
LC call number
HM851
LC item number
.T96 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Servaes, Jan
  • Carpentier, Nico
  • European Consortium for Communications Research
Series statement
European Consortium for Communications Research,
Series volume
vol. 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World Summit on the Information Society
  • Information society
  • Digital communications
  • Globalization
  • Sustainable development
  • World Summit on the Information Society
  • COMPUTERS
  • Digital communications
  • Globalization
  • Information society
  • Sustainable development
  • Informationsgesellschaft
  • Nachhaltigkeit
Label
Towards a sustainable information society : deconstructing WSIS, edited by Jan Servaes & Nico Carpentier
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Foreword: Towards a New Democratic Lingua Franca: Opening Speech at the ECCR WSIS conference, European Parliament March 1, 2004; Introduction: Steps to Achieve a Sustainable Information Society; 1: The Unbearable Lightness of Full Participation in a Global Context: WSIS and Civil Society Participation; 2: Communication Governance and the Role of Civil Society: Reflections on Participation and the Changing Scope of Political Action; 3: Civil Society's Involvement in the WSIS Process: Drafting the Alter-Agenda; 4: WSIS and Organized Networks as New Civil Society Movements
  • 5: How Civil Society Can Help Civil Society6: What Price the Information Society? A Candidate Country Perspective within the Context of the EU's Information Society Policies; 7: Peer-to-Peer: From Technology to Politics; 8: From Virtual to Everyday Life; 9: Shifting from Equity to Efficiency Rationales: Global Benefits Resulting from a Digital Solidarity Fund; 10: PSB as an Instrument of Implementing WSIS Aim
Control code
62147372
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (215 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781841501338
Lccn
2006386023
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9781841501338
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31809781841509471
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62147372
Label
Towards a sustainable information society : deconstructing WSIS, edited by Jan Servaes & Nico Carpentier
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Foreword: Towards a New Democratic Lingua Franca: Opening Speech at the ECCR WSIS conference, European Parliament March 1, 2004; Introduction: Steps to Achieve a Sustainable Information Society; 1: The Unbearable Lightness of Full Participation in a Global Context: WSIS and Civil Society Participation; 2: Communication Governance and the Role of Civil Society: Reflections on Participation and the Changing Scope of Political Action; 3: Civil Society's Involvement in the WSIS Process: Drafting the Alter-Agenda; 4: WSIS and Organized Networks as New Civil Society Movements
  • 5: How Civil Society Can Help Civil Society6: What Price the Information Society? A Candidate Country Perspective within the Context of the EU's Information Society Policies; 7: Peer-to-Peer: From Technology to Politics; 8: From Virtual to Everyday Life; 9: Shifting from Equity to Efficiency Rationales: Global Benefits Resulting from a Digital Solidarity Fund; 10: PSB as an Instrument of Implementing WSIS Aim
Control code
62147372
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (215 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781841501338
Lccn
2006386023
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9781841501338
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
31809781841509471
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62147372

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