New Kumarian Press Release: Indian NGO Book

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New Kumarian Press Release: Indian NGO Book

Post  Admin on Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:43 pm

The consequences of the “information age” are often unintended and deviate greatly from our image of an interconnected, modern world. Not only do most people remain largely excluded from ICTs, but when they do engage with these technologies, they do so in unforeseen ways. Peddlers of Information shows how local NGOs in rural India are actually using these technologies—particularly the internet—and the implications this has had for development work and ideas about poverty. Jakimow’s critique of dominant views on ICTs and her discussion of class and power relations in Southern organizations is essential reading for development scholars and practitioners.

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