Phone calls and fax machines: The limits to globalization

Hugh Louch*, Eszter Hargittai, Miguel Angel Centeno

*Corresponding author for this work

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The grand rhetoric about “global communications” begins to look a little flimsy when compared to the real facts about international telephone calling. It has not exploded in recent years, and it has not become truly global.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)83-100
Number of pages18
JournalWashington Quarterly
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Law


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