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Technology and Structures — Man And Machine

  • R. J. Chapuis
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Part of the Nato Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 6)

Abstract

In our developed countries, society is now tending to describe itself as “post-industrial”. The main distinguishing features of this society, which have been the subject of many studies, may be defined as follows (Ref. 1):
  1. 1)

    economic sector: the change from a goods-producing to a service economy;

     
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    occupational distribution: the pre-eminence of the professional and technical class;

     
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    axial principle: the centrality of theoretical knowledge as the source of innovation and policy-making for society.

     

Keywords

International Circuit Postal Service International Account Free Enterprise Common Carrier 
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References

  1. 1.
    D. Bell -The Coming of the Post Industrial Society — Basic Books, New York, 1976.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    R. H. Huntley “Some Ideas Regarding Economics of Telecommunication” — Electrical Communication, Vol. 42, No. 1, 1976, pp. 6–21.Google Scholar
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    L. L. Bowe “Telecommunication Market Demand and Investment Requirements” — Telecommunication Journal, Vol. 39, No. III, pp. 177–178.Google Scholar
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    R. J. Chapuis “Common Carrier Telecommunications In the World Economy” — Telecommunication Journal, Vol. 39, No. X, October 1972, pp. 601–620.Google Scholar
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    R. J. Chauis “Telephony Is a Heavy Industry” — Telecommunication Journal, Vol. 42, No. XI, November 1975.ADSGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. J. Chapuis
    • 1
  1. 1.CCITTGenevaSwitzerland

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