Monday, September 25, 2006

"Status of Research on the Information Society"

Download the book. (PDF file, 81 pages.)

Edited by Kwame Boafo, UNESCO Publications for the World Summit on the Information Society, UNESCO, 2003.

The report is divided into five sections:
* "Information Communication Technologies ICTs) and Gender"

* "Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Media and Information Networks"

* "Press Freedom and Freedom of Expression in the Information Society: Selected Studies and Projects"

* "Information and Communication Technologies and Persons with Disabilities" and

* "Info-ethics and Universal Access to Information and Knowledge."

Each of these was chosen as a keyy issue which UNESCO believes it is necessary to address in order to build a information society which is just and universal.

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