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Title Fostering research on the economic and social impacts of information technology : report of a workshop / Steering Committee on Research Opportunities Relating to Economic and Social Impacts of Computing and Communications, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1998.

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Subject Information technology -- United States -- Congresses.
Information technology -- Congresses.
Information technology -- Social aspects -- United States -- Congresses.
Information technology -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Alt Name National Research Council (U.S.). Steering Committee on Research Opportunities Relating to Economic and Social Impacts of Computing and Communications.
National Research Council (U.S.). Computer Science and Telecommunications Board.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 210 pages) : illustrations
Note "Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council"--Cover.
Report of a workshop organized by the Steering Committee and held on June 30 and July 1, 1997.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 106-123).
Contents Growth trends -- Some major challenges -- Role of social science -- Households and community -- Social infrastructure: universal service -- Business, labor, and organizational processes -- Information economy and society -- Illustrative broad topics for ongoing research -- Types and uses of data -- Availability of and access to data -- New types of data -- Time and tools for gathering and interpreting data -- Approaches to meeting requirements for data -- Encouraging interdisciplinary studies and collaboration -- Funding to strengthen interdisciplinary research -- Making the results of interdisciplinary research more accessible.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 058502099X (electronic bk.)
9780585020990 (electronic bk.)
9780309060325 (paper, pefect bound)
030906032X (paper, pefect bound)
030906032X
030506032X
OCLC # 42328808
Additional Format Print version: Fostering research on the economic and social impacts of information technology. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1998 030906032X (DLC) 98086542 (OCoLC)40059326
Table of Contents
 Executive Summary1
1Introduction7
2Illustrative Examples and Unanswered Questions21
3Data - The Basis for New Knowledge78
4Options for Fostering Interdisciplinary Research and Improving Access to Results101
 Bibliography106
 A Workshop Agenda and Participants127
 Research on Information Technology Impacts / Paul Attewell133
 What If All Information Were Readily Available to All? / Joseph Farrell138
 Critical Issues Relating to Impacts of Information Technology: Areas for Future Research and Discussion / Alexander J. Field139
 Computer-mediated Communications / Claude S. Fischer142
 Impacts of Information Technology: Behaviors and Metrics / Amy Friedlander144
 Five Critical Issues Relating to Impacts of Information Technology / Michael Froomkin147
 Cultural Influences on the Process and Impacts of Computerization / Rob Kling150
 Questions for Research / Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason152
 Electronic Interactions / Paul Resnick156
 Social Impact of Information Technology / Frank Stafford158
 The Uncalming Effects of Digital Technology / Mark Weiser160
 Infrastructure: The Utility of Past As Prologue? / Amy Friedlander165
 Computer And Communication Technologies: Impacts on the Organization of Enterprise and the Establishment and Maintenance of Civil Society / John Leslie King, Kenneth L. Kraemer188



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