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A Digital (R)evolution to the Information Age

A Digital (R)evolution to the Information Age
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Author(s): Th.P. van der Weide (Radboud University, The Netherlands)
Copyright: 2012
Pages: 14
Source title: Globalization, Technology Diffusion and Gender Disparity: Social Impacts of ICTs
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Rekha Pande (University of Hyderabad, India) and Theo van der Weide (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-0020-1.ch001


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The rapid technological changes caused by Information and Communication Technology (ICT) have a strong impact on societies world-wide. This will lead to changes in the traditional role patterns. The author discusses the changing information and communication technology and its background. Then the chapter goes into detail on the impact of the changing technology. Finally, the chapter discusses the political aspects required for a balanced introduction and development.

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