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Author Unwin, P. T. H., author

Title Reclaiming information and communication technologies for development / Tim Unwin
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 226 pages)
Contents A critical reflection on ICTs and 'development' -- Understanding the technologies -- The international policy arena: ICTs and Internet governance -- Partnerships in ICT4D: rhetoric and reality -- From regulation to facilitation: the role of ICT and telecommunication regulators in a converging world -- Reflections on the dark side of ICT4D -- ... In the interests of the poorest and most marginalized
Summary This book draws on the author's 15 years of practical and conceptual experience of research and practice in delivering development initiatives that effectively use information and communication technologies (ICTs) to empower some of the world's poorest and most marginalized people
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-216) and index
Notes Online resource; title from HTML home page (Oxford, viewed February 22, 2018)
Subject Communication -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries
Information technology -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries
COMPUTERS -- Computer Literacy.
COMPUTERS -- Computer Science.
COMPUTERS -- Data Processing.
COMPUTERS -- Hardware -- General.
COMPUTERS -- Information Technology.
COMPUTERS -- Machine Theory.
COMPUTERS -- Reference.
Communication -- Economic aspects.
Information technology -- Economic aspects.
Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191836583
0192514504 (electronic bk.)
9780192514509 (electronic bk.)