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Title Public policy in knowledge-based economies : foundations and frameworks / David Rooney ... [and others].

Published Northhampton, MA : Edward Elgar Pub., 2003.

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 UniM Bail  306.42 PUBL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxv, 181 pages ; 24 cm.
Series New horizons in public policy.
New horizons in public policy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. What is knowledge? 1 -- Data, Information and Knowledge 2 -- Knowing and Acting 3 -- A Knowledge Array 6 -- Economic Dynamics of Knowledge 8 -- Distributed Knowledge as a Complex System 10 -- 2. Defining the knowledge economy 16 -- An Early History of Knowledge and Technology 17 -- Existing Socioeconomic Analyses of Knowledge 22 -- 3. Global context of the knowledge economy 39 -- Globalization--Initial Considerations 40 -- Global Consumption and Cultural Knowledge 46 -- Culture and Knowledge 49 -- 4. Complexity and changing knowledge systems 56 -- Knowledge Systems 56 -- Traditional Views of System Change 57 -- Complex Systems Approach to Change 58 -- A View of Technology and Innovation Analysis 65 -- Complexity Perspectives on Innovation 69 -- Policy Principles for Innovation, Adaptation and Cohesion 72 -- 5. Micro contexts: decisionmaking and risk 77 -- Decisionmaking 77 -- Culture and the Risk Society 80 -- Communication and Risk 82 -- Credibility 84 -- Change 86 -- Culture, Identity and Policy 89 -- A Grounded Framework for Knowledge Policy 90 -- 6. Foundations for knowledge-related policy 97 -- National Knowledge Structures 97 -- Historical Case Studies 104 -- 7. Beyond information policy 110 -- Image 110 -- Considerations on Knowledge, Public Policy and Policymaking 113 -- Information Policy: Definition and Its Problems 115 -- Information Policy and Power 117 -- A Brief Historical Review 119 -- 8. Knowledge policies and the role of government in the 21st century 133 -- Building Blocks 133 -- Knowledge Commons 136 -- Be Ready for and Exploit Knowledge Waves 140 -- Prepare Communities for Participation 141 -- Policymaking as System Design 143 -- Provocative Images for 21st Century Knowledge Portfolios 144.
Other author Rooney, David, 1959-
Subject Information policy -- Economic aspects.
Knowledge, Sociology of.
Political planning.
Information society.
Knowledge management.
ISBN 1840643404