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Communication technology and human development : recent experiences in the Indian social sector

Author: Avik Ghosh
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : Sage Publications, 2006.
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"The role communication can play in facilitating social change and furthering the goals of development programmes is now widely acknowledged. However, what is not so well appreciated is that the application of communication technologies in social development programmes is a complex task which requires a professional approach. Based on more than 30 years of the author's personal experience, this book provides an
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Ghosh, Avik.
Communication technology and human development.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : Sage Publications, 2006
(OCoLC)647473102
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Avik Ghosh
ISBN: 8178295849 9788178295848 8178295857 9788178295855 0761934383 9780761934387 0761934391 9780761934394
OCLC Number: 62342043
Description: 289 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Historical perspective --
Communication and its role in development --
Search for an alternative development paradigm --
Alternative to broadcasting : some international experiences --
Networks and movements --
Communication and development : a new approach --
Recent experiences in India --
Use of communication for literacy and empowerment --
Population : bringing about behaviour change --
Reaching development to the rural poor --
Conclusions : communication challenges in India.
Responsibility: Avik Ghosh.
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