ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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 Technology and Third World Centralised planning and government intervention are the critical preconditions for successful technological leap-frogging by third world countries. The experience of Japan shows that even in advanced capitalist countries the role of planning and governmental intervention has been crucial to their emergence as technological leaders. 1082 Telecommunications is cast in the role of the 'universal intermediate' of the information age

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