ERIC Number: ED431407
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
The Promise of Global Networks. 1999 Annual Review.
Institute for Information Studies, Queenstown, MD.
This collection of commissioned papers provides a variety of perspectives on the impact of global information networks. The following articles are included: "The Promise of Global Networks: An Introduction" (Jorge Reina Schement); "Architecture and Expectations: Networks of the World--Unite!" (Marjory S. Blumenthal); "The Regulation of Global Networks: A European Perspective" (Luigi Prosperetti); "The Internet in the Other Three-Quarters of the World" (Bella Mody); "Business on the Net: A Primer on New Realities" (Richard D. Taylor); "How Will Work Change? E-Lancers, Empowerment and Guilds" (Thomas W. Malone and Robert J. Laubacher); "Global Networks Toward New Communities" (John D. H. Downing); and "Cybercrime, Cyberterrorism, and Network Warfare" (John M. Fabry). A brief profile of each author is provided. Individual papers contain endnotes. (AEF)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Networks, Computer Security, Foreign Countries, Information Networks, Information Technology, International Communication, International Cooperation, Internet, Telecommunications
The Aspen Institute, Publications Office, 109 Houghton Lab Lane, P.O. Box 222, Queenstown, MD 21658; Tel: 410-820-5326; Fax: 410-827-9174 ($12).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for Information Studies, Queenstown, MD.