China and the Internet
Politics of the Digital Leap Forward
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China and the Internet by Christopher R. Hughes
Book DescriptionChina and the Internet: Politics of the Digital Leap Forward is a comprehensive assessment of the political and economic impact of information and communication technologies (ITCs) on Chinese society. It provides in-depth analyses of topics including economic development, civil and political liberties, bureaucratic politics, international relations and security studies. The book covers the aspirations of Chinese policy-makers using the Internet to achieve a 'digital leapfrog' of economic development. Avoiding technical jargon, the book is accessible to anyone interested in the social impact of the Internet and information and communication technologies, from those in academia to business and public policy-makers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415277723
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Christopher R. Hughes
Christopher R Hughes is Director of the Asia Research Centre and Lecturer in the department of International Relations at London School of Economics. Gudrun Wacker is Head of Research Unit Asia, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (German Institute for International and Security Affairs), Berlin, Germany's major think tank.
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