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ICTs for global development and sustainability; practice and applications.

9781615209972

ICTs for global development and sustainability; practice and applications.

Ed. by Jacques Steyn et al.

Information Science Reference

2011

451 pages

$180.00

Hardcover

HC59

Considering information and communication technologies as an important and robust engine for sustainable growth and development, contributors from information, communication, politics, and other social and natural sciences from all regions of the developing world suggest measures to reduce the digital divide between nations. They cover public access to information and communication technologies and telecenters, cultural and social matters, mixed media and localization, managing ICT4D, and informed planning and cooperation. Among the topics are administrative reform for development in property tax systems in India's Karnataka, telecenters as gendered spaces, interactive systems in Paraguay, a community owned network in Cambodia, and the role of statistics in development informatics.

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