Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Show Summary Details
More options …

New Global Studies

Ed. by Chanda, Nayan / Iriye, Akira / Mazlish, Bruce / Sassen, Saskia

3 Issues per year

Online
ISSN
1940-0004
See all formats and pricing
More options …

The Contradictions of Techno-Nationalism and Techno-Globalism: A Historical Perspective

David E.H. Edgerton
Published Online: 2007-10-31 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1940-0004.1013

Techno-nationalism and techno-globalism are descriptive and prescriptive categories for understanding the impact of technology on society and vice versa. They reflect the underlying assumptions made by analysts of the place of technology in the world, and denote ideologies, rather than technological policies or realities. They also help us to realize that standard accounts of the nation and globalization are not as securely based as they appear. Indeed, nations and states are important in ways techno-nationalism does not capture, and the international and global dimension is crucial in ways which that techno-globalism overlooks. Yet an analysis of both terms yields building blocks to a more sophisticated appreciation of the linkages between the nation, technological innovation and globalization.

Keywords: techno-globalism; techno-nationalism; technology

About the article

Published Online: 2007-10-31


Citation Information: New Global Studies, ISSN (Online) 1940-0004, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1940-0004.1013.

Export Citation

©2011 Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin/Boston. Copyright Clearance Center

Citing Articles

Here you can find all Crossref-listed publications in which this article is cited. If you would like to receive automatic email messages as soon as this article is cited in other publications, simply activate the “Citation Alert” on the top of this page.

[1]
[2]
Yongwoon Shim and Dong-Hee Shin
Telecommunications Policy, 2016, Volume 40, Number 2-3, Page 197

Comments (0)

Please log in or register to comment.
Log in