This book looks at information technology and communication as agents of economic, social, and political development in Third World countries, stressing that definitions of "communication" and "development" must include participation in the exchange of information and attainment of humane values.
Introduction 1. Communication and Development 2. The World Communication Order 3. Communication Means: Technological Dependence and the Goal of Self-Reliance 4. Communication Means: Alternatives and International Issues 5. Communication Values: Democracy, Freedom, and Responsibility 6. Conclusion: Requirements for Humane Development