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Globalization and information technology: Four paradigmatic views
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Ardalan، نويسنده , , Kavous، نويسنده ,
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روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2011
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Any explanation of globalization and information technology is based on a worldview. The premise of this paper is that any worldview can be associated with one of the four broad paradigms: functionalist, interpretive, radical humanist, and radical structuralist. This paper takes the case of globalization and information technology and discusses it from the four different viewpoints. It emphasizes that the four views expressed are equally scientific and informative; they look at the phenomenon from their certain paradigmatic viewpoint; and together they provide a more balanced understanding of the phenomenon under consideration.
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Technology in Society
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