ICTS For Global Development and Sustainability: Practice and Applications by SteynICTS For Global Development and Sustainability: Practice and Applications by Steyn

ICTS For Global Development and Sustainability: Practice and Applications

bySteyn

Hardcover | September 30, 2010

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Many hundreds of millions of dollars have been wasted by well meaning philanthropists, aid agencies and governments in projects to deploy ICT solutions in developing contexts. The very long list of public Internet s, multi-purpose community centers) that were either closed down, or that never got off the ground in the first place, is very troublesome. Yet, there are some cases that seem to be very effective. access facilities (telecenters, internet cafes, multi-purpose community centers) that were either closed down, or that never got off the ground in the first place, is very troublesome. Yet, there are some cases that seem to be very effective. ICTs for Global Development and Sustainability: Practice and Applications 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 to information sources.
Title:ICTS For Global Development and Sustainability: Practice and ApplicationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:409 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 30, 2010Publisher:Igi GlobalLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1615209972

ISBN - 13:9781615209972

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