Africa's Information Revolution

- Technical Regimes and Production Networks in South Africa and Tanzania

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Africa's Information Revolution
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Bog, paperback
Udgivelsesdato:
27-03-2015
Sprog:
Engelsk
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Africa s Information Revolution was recently announced as the 2016 prizewinner of the Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences - congratulations to the authors James T. Murphy and Padraig Carmody! Africa s Information Revolution presents an in-depth examination of the development and economic geographies accompanying the rapid diffusion of new ICTs in Sub-Saharan Africa.* Represents the first book-length comparative case study ICT diffusion in Africa of its kind * Confronts current information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D) discourse by providing a counter to largely optimistic mainstream perspectives on Africa s prospects for m- and e-development * Features comparative research based on more than 200 interviews with firms from a manufacturing and service industry in Tanzania and South Africa * Raises key insights regarding the structural challenges facing Africa even in the context of the continent s recent economic growth spurt * Combines perspectives from economic and development geography and science and technology studies to demonstrate the power of integrated conceptual-theoretical frameworks * Include maps, photos, diagrams and tables to highlight the concepts, field research settings, and key findings

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Udgivelsesdato:
27-03-2015
ISBN13:
9781118751336
Vægt:
338 g
Dybde:
13 mm
Bredde:
155 mm
Højde:
232 mm
Format:
Paperback
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    Africa s Information Revolution was recently announced as the 2016 prizewinner of the Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences - congratulations to the authors James T.

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