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Standardization and Digital Enclosure

The Privatization of Standards, Knowledge, and Policy in the Age of Global Information Technology


ISBN: 9781605663340

Publication Date: Apr 2009

Format: Hardback

Establishes a framework of analysis for public policy discussion and debate. Discussing topics such as social practices and political economic discourse, this book offers an interdisciplinary approach to standardization and privatization for technical, economic, and political researchers and practitioners, as well as academicians.
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Recent trends have shown increasing privatization of standardization activities under various corporations, trade associations, and consortia, raising significant public policy issues about how the public interest may be represented. "Standardization and Digital Enclosure: The Privatization of Standards, Knowledge, and Policy in the Age of Global Information Technology" establishes a framework of analysis for public policy discussion and debate. Discussing topics such as social practices and political economic discourse, this book offers a truly interdisciplinary approach to standardization and privatization valuable to technical, economic, and political researchers and practitioners, as well as academicians involved in related fields.
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Date Published 30 Apr 2009
Publisher IGI Global
Series Advances in Standardization Research
Subject/s Business applications  

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