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  • Fatal Exitby Thomas M. Kowalick

    Wiley 2005; US$ 107.95 US$ 93.56

    FATAL EXIT is the first and only book documenting the decades-long debate among the automotive industry, government regualtors, and safety and privacy advocates over what the public terms "automobile black boxes". The book briefly traces the history of the debate from 1974 to 2004, and then clearly presents opposing viewpoints for and against the widespread... more...

  • Understanding Changing Telecommunicationsby Anders Olsson

    Wiley 2005; US$ 170.00 US$ 147.33

    The field of telecommunications is becoming ever more complex. In order to manage the new Telecom industry it is necessary not only to understand its 3 main components, namely the end users, the technology and networks, and the business aspects, but also their vital inter-relationships. Complexity leads to uncertainty, and one effect of... more...

  • Mobile Revolutionby Dan Steinbock

    Kogan Page 2005; US$ 45.00

    As more and more people use mobile handsets, a revolution is taking place in computing and telecommunications. Two extraordinary industries the Internet and mobile communications are converging. But this is just the beginning. As the third industry ? consumer electronics ? and the fourth ? media and entertainment ? join in, changes in consumer markets... more...

  • Making States Workby Simon Chesterman; Michael Ignatieff; Ramesh Thakur

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 45.00

    In the wealth of literature on state failure, surprisingly little attention has been paid to the question of what constitutes state success and what enables a state to succeed. This book is a joint project of the International Peace Academy and the United Nations University and examines the strategies and tactics of international actors, local political... more...

  • Managing Internet-Driven Change in International Telecommunicationsby Robert Frieden

    Artech House 2006; US$ 89.00

    This resource offers a road map for tracking developments and trends in both international telecommunications and Internet-mediated communications. It explores the impact of the Internet on international telecommunications and gives a clear definition of technological and marketplace convergence. more...

  • Strategies for Success in the New Telecommunications Marketplaceby Karen G. Strouse

    Artech House 2006; US$ 85.00

    The author examines the slow pace of competitive development in the US telecommunications industry and the lack of risk-taking to provide consumers with a better service. The author also considers the situation in other developed countries. more...

  • Container Port Production and Economic Efficiencyby Teng-Fei Wang; Dong-Wook Song

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 200.00

    Efficient measurement plays a vital role in any sort of production but there is a dearth of both applications and in-depth research relating to the container port industry. This book analyzes the relationship between ownership, competition and port efficiency by applying traditional theories in industrial organization and examining them empirically.... more...

  • How free is the radio spectrumby Erik Bohlin; Brigette Preissel; rnd Weber

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    New technologies provide new opportunities for radio spectrum allocation and frequency use. This e-book covers areas such as spectrum trading, secondary use of spectrum, spectrum becoming available through digital TV, license-exepmt use and the related issues of welfare maximisation and international co-ordination. more...

  • Technologies de l'information et de la communication pour le développement en Afrique, Volume 3by Tina James

    International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 30.00

    Le troisième volume porte sur les procédés utilisés et les institutions mises en place pour promouvoir l?utilisation des ordinateurs et la connectivité dans les écoles afin d?améliorer l?utilisation et l?intégration des TIC dans l?enseignement et l?apprentissage. On y explore divers paramètres de projets et paramètres administratifs et culturels ainsi... more...

  • Telecentres, Access and Developmentby Sarah Parkinson

    International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 35.00

    Presents an analysis of the experience of South Africa and Uganda in their quest for universal access, with particular emphasis on the role of shared access centres and the factors that affect their performance. This book also examines the relationship between shared access centres, the goal of universal access, and strategies for development. more...