Information Society Visions in the Nordic Countries

Anders Henten, Thomas Myrup Kristensen

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    Abstract

    This paper analyses the information society visions put forward by the governments/administrations of the Nordic countries and compares them to the visions advanced at the EU-level. The paper suggests that the information society visions constitute a kind of common ideology for almost the whole political spectrum although it is characterised by a high degree of neo-liberal thinking. It is further argued that there is no distinctly Nordic model for an information society.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalTelematics and Informatics
    Volume17
    Issue number1-2
    Pages (from-to)77–103
    ISSN0736-5853
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2000

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