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"This book unites the theoretical underpinnings and scientific methodology of an approach of deploying ICT in marginalized communities to bridge the so-called digital divide. This book contains case studies of Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean that demonstrate which approaches work and which do not in deploying public access...

Table of Contents

1. Re-thinking methodology through the E-Bario Project / Poline Bala — 2. Bringing the Internet to the rural area / Zulkefli Ibrahim, Ainin Sulaiman, Tengku Faziharudean — 3. The Siyakhula Living Lab / Caroline Khane, Ingrid Siebörger, Hannah Thinyane, Lorenzo Dalvit — 4. Does IT help or not? / Antonio Andrade — 5. Digital doorways / Kim Gush, Ruth de Villiers, Ronel Smith, Grant Cambridge — 6. Information and communication technologies in administrative reform for development / Shefali Virkar — 7. Localisation of indigenous content / Jason Gibson, Brian Lloyd, Cate Richmond — 8. Mobile phones, diasporas and developing countries / Graeme Johanson, Tom Denison — 9. "The men never say that they do not know" / Dorothea Kleine — 10. Reducing digital divide / Anand Chand — 11. Stronger voices? / Claire Buré — 12. Donor project funded ICT initiatives in the vocational and technical education (VTE) sector of Asian developing countries / Channa Gunawardena, David Brown — 13. iREACH / Helena Grunfeld, Seǹ Siochrú, Brian Unger, Sarun Im — 14. Why institutional partnerships matter / Rajendra Kumar — 15. "Developed in the South" / Vincent Shaw, Jorn Braa — 16. The role of statistics in development informatics / Jacques Steyn.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781615209989
Publisher:
IGI Publishing
Subject:
Non-Classifiable : Non-Classifiable
Editor:
Steyn, Jacques
Editor:
Jean-Paul, Van Belle,
Editor:
Mansilla, Eduardo Villanueva
Edited by:
Jacques Steyn
Author:
Steyn, Jacques
Author:
Belle, Jean-Paul Van
Author:
Jean-Paul, Van Belle,
Author:
Mansilla, Eduardo Villanueva
Author:
Jacques Steyn
Subject:
Economic development - Developing countries
Subject:
Computers : Reference - General
Subject:
Computers : Information Technology
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Computers Reference-Beginning and Reference
Subject:
Information technology - Developing countries
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
September 2010
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
350

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Business » Manufacturing and Product Development
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » Beginning and Reference
Computers and Internet » Internet » Information
Engineering » Communications » Telephony
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History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Social Science » Developing Countries
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