Table of contents for Political economy of the Internet in Asia and the Pacific : digital divides, economic competitiveness, and security challenges / edited by Jason P. Abbott.

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Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Jason P. Abbott
Chapter 1: "Forces of Nature, Forests of Symbols": Theoretical Conceptions of Technology 
and the Human Impact of Information Communication Technologies
Chris Farrands
Chapter 2: Differential E-Mobilization and Cyberspace in East Asian Economies: Contours 
of Emerging Cyber-Activism and (Anti)Democratic Regimes in the Information Society
On-Kwok Lai
Chapter 3: Globalization, Inequality and the Internet in India
Elizabeth C. Hanson
Chapter 4: Between Gramsci and Graffiti: Opposition Politics and the Impact of the Internet 
in Malaysia
Graham K. Brown
Chapter 5: The Internet and Development in Vietnam: Bamboo Networks and the Digital 
Diaspora.
Jason Abbott
Chapter 6: The Internet in the People's Republic of China: Censorship and Participation
Phil Deans
Chapter 7: Net Impacts and Gross Effects: The Internet and Socio-Economic Developments 
in Pacific Island Communities
Roy Smith
Chapter 8: The Global Economy and Cyber-threats: The Case of the Taiwan Straits
Neil Renwick
Bibliography
Index
About the Contributors

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Digital divide -- Asia.
Digital divide -- Pacific Area.
Internet -- Censorship -- Asia.
Internet -- Censorship -- Pacific Area.
Globalization -- Economic aspects -- Asia.
Globalization -- Economic aspects -- Pacific Area.