Transitioning Towards A Knowledge Society: Qatar As A Case Study

byJulia Gremm, Julia Barth, Kaja J. Fietkiewicz

Hardcover | December 21, 2017

Transitioning Towards A Knowledge Society: Qatar As A Case Study by Julia Gremm
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The book offers a critical evaluation of Qatar's path from oil- and gas-based industries to a knowledge-based economy. This book gives basic information about the region and the country, including the geographic and demographic data, the culture, the politics and the economy, the health care conditions and the education system. It introduces the concepts ofknowledge societyandknowledge-based developmentand adds factual details about Qatar by interpreting indicators of the development status. Subsequently, the research methods that underlie the study are described, which offers information on the eGovernment study analyzing the government-citizen relationship, higher education institutions and systems, its students and the students' way into the labor market. This book has an audience with economists, sociologists, political scientists, geographers, information scientists and other researchers on the knowledge society, but also all researchers and practitioners interested in the Arab Oil States and their future.
Wolfgang G. Stock is full professor and head of the Information Science Dept. of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany. His research areas include studies on smart cities, social network services and information behavior. He is author of about 300 articles and books, thereof about 30 are on prototypical cities of the emerging k...
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Title:Transitioning Towards A Knowledge Society: Qatar As A Case StudyFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:244 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:244 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:December 21, 2017Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319711946

ISBN - 13:9783319711942

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