IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology

Social Dimensions of Information and Communication Technology Policy

Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Human Choice and Computers (HCC8), IFIP TC 9, Pretoria, South Africa, September 25-26, 2008

Editors: Avgerou, Chrisanthi, Smith, Matthew L., van den Besselaar, Peter (Eds.)

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The IFIP series publishes state-of-the-art results in the sciences and technologies of information and communication. The scope of the series includes: foundations of computer science; software theory and practice; education; computer applications in technology; communication systems; systems modeling and optimization; information systems; computers and society; computer systems technology; security and protection in information processing systems; artificial intelligence; and human-computer interaction. Proceedings and post-proceedings of refereed international conferences in computer science and interdisciplinary fields are featured. These results often precede journal publication and represent the most current research. The principal aim of the IFIP series is to encourage education and the dissemination and exchange of information about all aspects of computing.

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Table of contents (26 chapters)

Table of contents (26 chapters)
  • Human choice and ICT policy: Introduction to the HCC8 Conference proceedings

    Smith, Matthew L. (et al.)

    Pages 1-13

  • Communication, information, and ICT policy: Enabling research frameworks

    Mansell, Robin

    Pages 15-28

  • The argumentative structure of spatial data infrastructure initiatives in America and Africa

    Georgiadou, Yola (et al.)

    Pages 31-44

  • ICT policy as a governance domain: The case of Greece and the European Commission

    Chini, Ioanna

    Pages 45-62

  • National variations of the information society: Evidence from the Greek case

    Boucas, Dimitris

    Pages 63-79

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Social Dimensions of Information and Communication Technology Policy
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Human Choice and Computers (HCC8), IFIP TC 9, Pretoria, South Africa, September 25-26, 2008
Editors
  • Chrisanthi Avgerou
  • Matthew L. Smith
  • Peter van den Besselaar
Series Title
IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
Series Volume
282
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
IFIP International Federation for Information Processing
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-84822-8
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-84822-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-84821-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-4651-5
Series ISSN
1868-4238
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 368
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