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Information communication technologies and human development : opportunities and challenges / Mila Gascó-Hernández, Fran Equiza-López, Manuel Acevedo-Ruiz [editors].

By: Gascao Hernaandez, Mila
Contributor(s): Gascó Hernández, Mila | Equiza-López, Fran, 1970- | Acevedo-Ruiz, Manuel, 1963-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Hershey : Idea Group Pub., c2007Edition: 1st edDescription: xx, 325 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cmISBN: 1599040573 (hardcover); 9781599040578 (hardcover); 1599040581 (softcover); 9781599040585 (softcover); 159904059X (ebook); 9781599040592 (ebook)Subject(s): Information technology -- Social aspects | Information technology -- Economic aspects | Information technology -- Political aspectsDDC classification: 303.48 LOC classification: HM851 | .I5314 2007Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Digital opportunities, equity and poverty in Latin America / Simone Cecchini -- Integrating ICTs in African development : challenges and opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa / Bobak Rezaian -- Digital divide : introduction to the problem / Liudmila Burtseva ... [et al.] -- Digital divide : a glance at the problem in Moldova / Liudmila Burtseva ... [et al.] -- Poverty reduction through community-compatible ICTs : examples from Botswana and other African countries / Rebecca Lekoko and Bantu Morolong -- The e-Pabelan National ICT4PR pilot project : experiences and challenges of implementation in an Indonesian context / Alex Robinson -- Enabling the expansion of microfinance using information and communication technologies / Narima Amin -- Human rights movements and the Internet : from local contexts to global engagement / John Lannon, Edward Halpin -- ICT-enabled education in Africa : a sober reflection on the development challenges / Shafika Isaacs -- Peering into the black box : a holistic framework for innovating at the intersection of ICT & health / Ben Bellows ... [et al.] -- Computer-based health information systems : projects for computerization or health management? Empirical experiences from India / Ranjini C.R. and Sundeep Sahay -- An explanatory approach of the political uses of ICT initiatives for participation : institutions, context and characteristics of the actors / Rosa Borge.
Summary: "This book aspires to describe the link between ICTs and human development (which includes economic, social and political development), to identify the potential applications of ICTs in several areas, and to provide insightful analysis about those factors (also contextual and institutional ones) that affect ICTs for development initiatives success or failure"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Digital opportunities, equity and poverty in Latin America / Simone Cecchini -- Integrating ICTs in African development : challenges and opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa / Bobak Rezaian -- Digital divide : introduction to the problem / Liudmila Burtseva ... [et al.] -- Digital divide : a glance at the problem in Moldova / Liudmila Burtseva ... [et al.] -- Poverty reduction through community-compatible ICTs : examples from Botswana and other African countries / Rebecca Lekoko and Bantu Morolong -- The e-Pabelan National ICT4PR pilot project : experiences and challenges of implementation in an Indonesian context / Alex Robinson -- Enabling the expansion of microfinance using information and communication technologies / Narima Amin -- Human rights movements and the Internet : from local contexts to global engagement / John Lannon, Edward Halpin -- ICT-enabled education in Africa : a sober reflection on the development challenges / Shafika Isaacs -- Peering into the black box : a holistic framework for innovating at the intersection of ICT & health / Ben Bellows ... [et al.] -- Computer-based health information systems : projects for computerization or health management? Empirical experiences from India / Ranjini C.R. and Sundeep Sahay -- An explanatory approach of the political uses of ICT initiatives for participation : institutions, context and characteristics of the actors / Rosa Borge.

"This book aspires to describe the link between ICTs and human development (which includes economic, social and political development), to identify the potential applications of ICTs in several areas, and to provide insightful analysis about those factors (also contextual and institutional ones) that affect ICTs for development initiatives success or failure"--Provided by publisher.

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