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Innovations Journal - New from The MIT Press

News Release

Introducing a new journal:
Innovations: Technology/Governance/Globalization
Philip E. Auerswald and Iqbal Z. Quadir, Editors

Winter 2006 inaugural issue available for free
online at: <http://mitpress.mit.edu/itgg>http://mitpress.mit.edu/itgg

March 23, 2006

The MIT Press is delighted to announce the launch
of a new quarterly journal, Innovations:
Technology / Governance / Globalization. It is
fundamental nature of innovations as a starting
point for addressing global policy challenges.

"This is a journal about how people use technology to address 
major societal challenges," comment editors Philip Auerswald and 
Iqbal Quadir. "It is less about what needs to be done, and more 
about what people are doing. By focusing on practice, Innovations 
complements existing journals=ADcutting across academic 
disciplines and linking human action with global impact."

Technology increasingly defines the manner in which people relate 
to each other; when technologies change, relationships change. 
Innovations addresses the creative actions of social 
entrepreneurs, inventors, public leaders and others who use 
technology not only to change relationships, but to transform 
governance. Each issue of Innovations presents:

     * An invited essay on the topic of technology and governance 
in a global context

     * Practitioner-focused narratives of in collaboration with, 
the innovators themselves

     * Peer-reviewed research articles that link meaningful 
indicators of the impact of innovations

     * Analyses of policy and innovations by national governments 
and transnational organizations, presenting perspectives on 
policy innovations

It is through the exchange of ideas concerning the innovations of 
today that better solutions to provide a forum that encourages 
this ongoing conversation.

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