Rural America in the Information Age

by Don A. Dillman, Edwin B. Parker, Heather E. Hudson

University Press of America | July 18, 1989 | Hardcover

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The authors of this book argue that telecommunications can play a catalytic role in rural economic development. Unlike other strategies that target specific industries or regions, enhanced telecommunications can help a broad array of industries in various rural regions. Contents: Rural America in the Information Age; The New Economy of Rural America; Telecommunications Policy Issues Affecting Rural America; A Portrait of the Telecommunications Infrastructure in Rural America Today; Toward the Year 2000: Policy Goals and Recommendations. Co-published with the Aspen Institute.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 186 pages, 9.26 × 6.06 × 0.64 in

Published: July 18, 1989

Publisher: University Press of America

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0819174939

ISBN - 13: 9780819174932

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Rural America in the Information Age

by Don A. Dillman, Edwin B. Parker, Heather E. Hudson

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 186 pages, 9.26 × 6.06 × 0.64 in

Published: July 18, 1989

Publisher: University Press of America

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0819174939

ISBN - 13: 9780819174932

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The authors of this book argue that telecommunications can play a catalytic role in rural economic development. Unlike other strategies that target specific industries or regions, enhanced telecommunications can help a broad array of industries in various rural regions. Contents: Rural America in the Information Age; The New Economy of Rural America; Telecommunications Policy Issues Affecting Rural America; A Portrait of the Telecommunications Infrastructure in Rural America Today; Toward the Year 2000: Policy Goals and Recommendations. Co-published with the Aspen Institute.

About the Author

Edwin B. Parker is President, Parker Telecommunications, Gleneden Beach, Oregon. Heather E. Hudson is Director of the Telecommunications Management and Policy Program, McLaren College of Business, University of San Francisco. Don A. Dillman is Director, Social and Economic Sciences Research Center, Washington State University. Andrew D. Roscoe is Senior Consultant, Economic and Management Consultants International, Arlington, Virginia.

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