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Political Economy and Information Capitalism in India: Digital Divide, Development Divide and Equity
     

Political Economy and Information Capitalism in India: Digital Divide, Development Divide and Equity

by G. Parayil (Editor)
 
In this theoretically and empirically engaging volume, the contributors demonstrate that despite the dynamism of India's software industry and the rhetorical flourishes of industry leaders, at present, the benefits of the revolution in information and communication technologies (ICTs) touch only the hundreds of thousands with the right skills and access. India still

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In this theoretically and empirically engaging volume, the contributors demonstrate that despite the dynamism of India's software industry and the rhetorical flourishes of industry leaders, at present, the benefits of the revolution in information and communication technologies (ICTs) touch only the hundreds of thousands with the right skills and access. India still needs to do more to bring the benefits of ICTs to the hundreds of millions of its citizens still living in acute poverty. The contributors take stock of the political economy implications of informational development in India.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403992444
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
11/25/2005
Series:
Technology, Globalization and Development Series
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Meet the Author

C.P.CHANDRASEKHAR Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
ANTHONY P. D'COSTA Professor of Comparative International Development, University of Washington, USA
KYLE EISCHEN Associate Director of Regional and Informational Research, Center for Global, International and Regional Studies, University of California Santa Cruz, USA
K.J.JOSEPH Senior Fellow, Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvanathapuram, India and Visiting Senior Fellow, Research and Information Systems for Developing Countries, New Delhi, India
BALAJI PARTHASARATHY Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Information Technology, India
T.T.SREEKUMAR Assistant Professor, Information and Communications Management Programme, National University of Singapore
JAYAN JOSE THOMAS Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore
BIAO XIANG Research Officer, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford, UK

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