Net Loss:
Government, Technology and the Political Economy of Community in the Age of the Internet

Nathan S. Newman
Ph.D. Sociology, University of California, Berkeley 1998

Detailed Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: How the Federal Government Created the Internet, and How the Internet is Threatened by The Government's Withdrawal

Chapter 3: Federal Spending and the Regionalization of Technology Development

Chapter 4: Business Cooperation and the Business Politics of Regions in the Information Age

Chapter 5: Banks, Electricity and Phones- Technology, Regional Decline and the Marketization of Fixed Capital

Chapter 6: Prop 13 Meets the Internet- How State and Local Government Finances are Becoming Road Kill On The Information Superhighway

Chapter 7: The Public Information Superhighway- Government Up for Bid in Virtual Competition

Chapter 8: Conclusion- The Death of Community Economics, or Think Locally, Act Globally