ERIC Number: ED461388
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
The Emerging Internet. Annual Review of the Institute for Information Studies.
Institute for Information Studies, Falls Church, VA.; Aspen Inst., Queenstown, MD.
This document contains papers commissioned by the Institute for Information Studies to provide a variety of perspectives on a particular topic relating to the impact of communications and information technology. Among the subjects covered are the impact of the Internet on community, education, electronic commerce, international development, and democracy, as well as the impact on the Internet of national governments' struggles to retain sovereignty in the face of the Internet's insistently global nature. The chapters are: "Sovereignty in the Networked World" (Michael R. Nelson); "The New 'Civic Virtue' of the Internet" (David R. Johnson and David G. Post); "The Internet and Community" (Jeffrey Abramson); "Will the Internet Transform Higher Education?" (Walter S. Baer); "The Internet and Electronic Commerce: A Tale of Three Cities" (Elliot Maxwell); and "Development and the Globalization of Cyberspace" (Heather E. Hudson). Author profiles are included. (AEF)
Descriptors: Business, Community Involvement, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Networks, Conferences, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Information Networks, Information Policy, Internet, Online Searching, Online Systems, Technological Advancement
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for Information Studies, Falls Church, VA.; Aspen Inst., Queenstown, MD.