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Publishing and Development: A Book

Philip G. Altbach

Co-published with the Obor Foundation, this volume of readings is published to assist in worldwide efforts to support publishing in developing countries. Recognising the crucial need for an indigenous publishing industry, the volume illustrates the great variation in the development of publishing across the developing world. The chapters are reprints of key contributions from experts in the field to the main issues, and cover: current trends in book Ppblishing; multinationals and third world publishing; the economics of book publishing; international copyright; distribution: the neglected link in the publishing chain; educational publishing and book provision; the transition from state to commercial publishing systems in African countries; electronic publishing: new technologies and publishing; and publishing in the third world: issues and trends for the twenty- first century.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Bellagio Publishing Network
  • Publish Date: Jan 1st, 2006
  • Pages: 208
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 5.51in - 8.50in - 0.44in - 0.59lb
  • EAN: 9780964607842
  • Categories: Publishers & Publishing IndustrySociology - General