Cover Material: Paperback
Publisher: Iseas – Yusof Ishak Institute
Publish Date: 2017-05-09
ISBN-13: 9789814762984
English language
Pages: 304


This book places Indonesia at the forefront of the global debate about the impact of “disruptive” digital technologies. Digital technology is fast becoming the core of life work culture and identity. Yet while the number of Indonesians using the internet has followed the upward global trend, some groups – the poor the elderly women the less well-educated people living in remote communities – are disadvantaged. This interdisciplinary collection of essays by leading researchers and scholars as well as e-governance and e-commerce insiders examines the impact of digitalisation on the media industry governance commerce informal sector employment education cyber crime terrorism religion artistic and cultural expression and much more. It presents ground breaking analysis of the impact of digitalisation in one of the worlds most diverse geographically vast nations. In weighing arguments about the opportunities and challenges presented by digitalisation it puts the very idea of a technological revolution into critical perspective.

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