Governing telecommunications and the new information society in Europe

Publisher: Edward Elgar in Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA

Written in English
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  • Telecommunication policy -- Europe.,
  • Information society -- Europe.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jacint Jordana.
ContributionsJordana, Jacint, 1962-
LC ClassificationsHE8081 .G68 2002, HE8081 .G68 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 261 p. :
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18181292M
ISBN 101840647574
LC Control Number2002072156

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