Information Technology In The Third World: Can I. T. Lead To Humane National Development?, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Information Technology In The Third World

Can I. T. Lead To Humane National Development?, 1st Edition

By William James Stover

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184 pages

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Description

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.

Table of Contents

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General