Information communication technologies and human development opportunities and challenges

Technology has always played a decisive role in humanity's progress, although the positive impacts technology has on human development may become tainted by the risks it entails. This book emphasizes the need to consider the geographic, historic, and cultural context of an information communica...

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Corporate Author: IGI Global.
Other Authors: Gasc�o Hern�andez, Mila., Equiza-L�opez, Fran, 1970-, Acevedo-Ruiz, Manuel, 1963-
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), c2007.
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ISBN: 9781599040592
159904059X
9781599040578
1599040573
9781599040585
1599040581
Physical Description: electronic texts (xx, 325 p. : ill., maps) : digital files.
Also available in print.

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245 0 0 |a Information communication technologies and human development  |h [electronic resource] :  |b opportunities and challenges /  |c Mila Gasc�o-Hern�andez, Fran Equiza-L�opez, Manuel Acevedo-Ruiz [editors]. 
260 |a Hershey, Pa. :  |b IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA),  |c c2007. 
300 |a electronic texts (xx, 325 p. : ill., maps) :  |b digital files. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a 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. 
506 |a Plný text je dostupný pouze z IP adres počítačů Univerzity Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně nebo vzdáleným přístupem pro zaměstnance a studenty 
520 3 |a Technology has always played a decisive role in humanity's progress, although the positive impacts technology has on human development may become tainted by the risks it entails. This book emphasizes the need to consider the geographic, historic, and cultural context of an information communication technology (ICT) for development initiative, and includes several real examples that show some of the key success factors that have to be taken into consideration when using ICTs for development. It is a tool for practitioners, providing a wide knowledge of several important ICTs for development experiences that have been conducted all over the developing world. 
530 |a Also available in print. 
538 |a Mode of access: World Wide Web. 
588 |a Title from PDF t.p. (viewed on June 22, 2010). 
650 0 |a Information technology  |x Social aspects. 
650 0 |a Information technology  |x Economic aspects. 
650 0 |a Information technology  |x Political aspects. 
655 7 |a elektronické knihy  |7 fd186907  |2 czenas 
655 9 |a electronic books  |2 eczenas 
700 1 |a Gasc�o Hern�andez, Mila. 
700 1 |a Equiza-L�opez, Fran,  |d 1970- 
700 1 |a Acevedo-Ruiz, Manuel,  |d 1963- 
710 2 |a IGI Global. 
776 0 |c (Original)  |z 1599040573  |z 9781599040578  |w (DLC) 2006027722 
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