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Information technology and development : a new paradigm for delivering the Internet to rural areas in developing countries

Author: Jeffrey James
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
Series: Routledge studies in development economics, 39.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jeffrey James brings together previously fragmented literatures to break new ground in Internet intermediation. Information Technology and Development will interest development economists and practitioners in equal amounts."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey James
ISBN: 041532632X 9780415326322 9780203325506 0203325508
OCLC Number: 54692749
Description: xi, 125 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
pt. I. Analytical foundations of a new paradigm --
2. The existing paradigm and its limitations --
3. An emerging paradigm --
pt. II. Radios, telephones and Internet access --
4. Community radio and the Internet --
5. Basic telephony and the Internet in rural areas --
pt. III. Rural Internet access : alternatives to radios and telephones --
6. The need for alternatives --
7. The role of rural Internet kiosks : Gyandoot --
8. The role of rural Internet kiosks : n-Logue.
Series Title: Routledge studies in development economics, 39.
Responsibility: Jeffrey James.
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This original contribution to the debate on developing countries and IT suggests that the benefits of the internet can be passed on via an intermediary.  Read more...

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