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The Information Revolution and Developing Countries

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In this book Ernest Wilson provides a clear, nuanced analysis of the major transformations resulting from the global information revolution. He shows that the information revolution is rooted in societal dynamics, political interests, and social structure. Using the innovative Strategic ReStructuring (SRS) model, he uncovers links between the big changes taking place ...more
Paperback, 456 pages
Published January 20th 2006 by Mit Press (first published 2004)
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The book does an excellent job of pointing out the major issues in the space. The book provides an initial framework and two case studies; the findings of which he carries into other emerging market examples. In the framing section of the book, he discusses that there are four major areas that are thought to have some causal relationship.

1. Structure - which includes both existing infrastructure as
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