Globalization, Liberalization and Policy Change: A Political Economy of India's Communications…

Hardcover | March 15, 1997

byStephen D McDowell

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India is increasingly seen as an emerging market for consumer goods and for broadcasting and communications services. This book considers communications policies in light of the role of communications in social and economic development and global patterns of trade and investment in communications and services.

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India is increasingly seen as an emerging market for consumer goods and for broadcasting and communications services. This book considers communications policies in light of the role of communications in social and economic development and global patterns of trade and investment in communications and services.

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Policies for telecommunications, computer software and television broadcasting have shifted drastically since the 1980s as has India's participation in international negotiations on trade in services. The book examines communications policy debates over the last ten years, and challenges popular explanations of liberalization in India....

Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.81 × 5.71 × 1.14 inPublished:March 15, 1997Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0312162804

ISBN - 13:9780312162801

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Table of Contents

List of Tables - Foreword - Preface - Acknowledgements - Abbreviations and Acronyms - Communications Policy Liberalization in India - The Conventional Neo-Liberal Account of Communications Policy Liberalization in India - Historical and Critical Theoretic Perspectives - From State-Led Planned Development to State-Guided Liberalization: Indian Political Economy in a Global Context - Declining Counter-Hegemony: India and International Services Liberalization - Indian Telecommunications: International Services Liberalization and National Policies - The Decline of the License Raj: Indian Software Export Policies - Building Infrastructure and Commercializing Broadcasting: Audiovisual Services Policy in India - Conclusions - Index