Information Technology and Development: A New Paradigm for Delivering the Internet to Rural Areas in Developing Countries [NOOK Book]

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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.
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Information Technology and Development: A New Paradigm for Delivering the Internet to Rural Areas in Developing Countries

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Overview

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.
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Meet the Author

Jeffrey James is Professor of Development Economics at the University of Tilburg, the Netherlands.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
Pt. I Analytical foundations of a new paradigm 9
2 The existing paradigm and its limitations 11
3 An emerging paradigm 33
Pt. II Radios, telephones and Internet access 51
4 Community radio and the Internet 53
5 Basic telephony and the Internet in rural areas 65
Pt. III Rural Internet access : alternatives to radios and telephones 77
6 The need for alternatives 79
7 The role of rural Internet kiosks : Gyandoot 89
8 The role of rural Internet kiosks : n-Logue 103
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