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Issue No.04 - July-Aug. (2012 vol.14)
pp: 18-23
Daniel S. Soper , California State University, Fullerton
Haluk Demirkan , Arizona State University
ABSTRACT
In the wake of the Arab Spring, there's been speculation about the potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to contribute to political transformation in emerging societies. Does adoption of these technologies really affect the political destinies of emerging nations?
INDEX TERMS
information and communication technology, ICT, democracy, corruption, revolution, development
CITATION
Daniel S. Soper, Haluk Demirkan, "How ICTs Affect Democracy and Corruption in Emerging Societies", IT Professional, vol.14, no. 4, pp. 18-23, July-Aug. 2012, doi:10.1109/MITP.2012.51
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