The Political and Institutional Context of Communications Policy
Throughout the industrialized world, domestic policies concerning the communications sector are changing rapidly. Yet the methods and directions of change have been quite diverse. The purpose of this paper is to examine how the institutional history of communications in each country, together with the country's political structure, is likely to affect the direction, speed and permanency of reform.
Additional InformationForthcoming in International Comparisons of Communications Policy (tentative title), Marcellus Snow, editor, North-Holland Publishing Company. [NOTE: actual book publication is: Marketplace for Telecommunications: Regulation and Deregulation in Industrialized Democracies, edited by Marcellus S. Snow (Longman, White Plains, NY) 1986.]
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