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from rural village to global village: telecommunications for development in the information age by heather hudson

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  • From Rural Village to Global Village

    Telecommunications for Development in the Information Age

    series LEA Telecommunications Series
    From Rural Village to Global Village: Telecommunications for Development in the Information Age examines the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on both the macro level--societal, socio-economic, and governmental--and sector level--education, health, agriculture, entrepreneurship--emphasizing rural and developing regions. Author Heather E. Hudson examines the potential impact ... Read more

    $44.95 USD

  • Reconceptualizing Development in the Global Information Age

    The conditions in which 'development'—the process by which people, individually and collectively, enhance their capacities to improve their lives according to their values and interests—operates have significantly changed in the global information age, a period characterized by the technological revolution in information and communication, the rise of the networking form of social organization, ... Read more

    $39.59 USD

  • Against All Odds

    Rural Community In The Information Age

    by John C Allen ...
    The authors' model orients this community in the vortex of contemporary forces, pointing up, for example, the need for face-to-face interaction among residents versus the larger society's demand for electronic communication. With increasing conflicts between the culture of rural communities and that of the outside world" occurring, small towns all over the United States are losing their businesses ... Read more

    $42.95 USD

  • Critical Issues for the Development of Sustainable E-health Solutions

    series Healthcare Delivery in the Information Age
    Pervasive healthcare is an emerging research discipline, focusing on the development and application of pervasive and ubiquitous computing technology for healthcare and wellness. Pervasive healthcare seeks to respond to a variety of pressures on healthcare systems, including the increased incidence of life-style related and chronic diseases, emerging consumerism in healthcare, need for empowering ... Read more

    $242.09 USD

  • Global Environmental Governance in the Information Age

    Civil Society Organizations and Digital Media

    series Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs
    This book examines the impact of current and emerging digital technologies on global environmental governance, and in particular on environmental civil society organizations.Technological innovations are constantly emerging: internet and social media platforms, blockchains, big data, and artificial intelligence are some of the most common or promising digital technologies of our times. Through ... Read more

    $48.95 USD

  • Local and Global

    The Management of Cities in the Information Age

    This text challenges the belief that cities will eventually disappear as territorial forms of social organization as new information technologies permit the articulation of social processes without regard for distance, arguing that the specific role of cities will become more important, and proposing that a dynamic and creative relationship be built up between the local and the global. In this way ... Read more

    $56.95 USD

  • Global Political Economy in the Information Age

    Power and Inequality

    Introduction: 20th-21st century imaginings and realities Section 1: Time/Space Frameworks 1. States and Markets: understanding geospatial time 2. Virtual Realities: exploring sociospatiality 3. The Political Economy of Time: historical time, speed and mobility Section 2: Borders and Inequality 4. Transcendence and Communication 5. Inequality as Driver 6. Embedding Patriarchy: feminism and ... Read more

    $26.95 USD $19.95 USD

  • Global Technology and Corporate Crisis

    Strategies, Planning and Communication in the Information Age

    Accelerating global change is generating a volatile, shifting and potent array of risks and threats for business and corporate management. If business is to survive and recover, the authors argue that a major shift is needed that embraces corporate culture, operational planning and the key role of communication in the information revolution. This innovative text meets this challenge head on. It ... Read more

    $68.95 USD $48.95 USD

  • Christmas Around the Village Green

    In a WWII 1940s rural village, family means the world at Christmastime

    by Dot May Dunn ...
    Dot May Dunn grew up in Derbyshire, the daughter of a miner, during the wartime years. In 1951 she joined the NHS as an early recruit and went on to train as a nurse.Dot's books are full of wonderful anecdotal insight into the life that she has experienced, written with warmth, humour and vivid accounts of her surroundings - from deprivation, health problems and poverty, to personal determination, ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Digital Dreaming

    Your Step-By-Step Guide for Keeping Family Mementos in the Information Age.

    by R. L . Black ...
    Will youa beneficiary of the information agepass down a tidal wave of fragmented and soulless keepsakes to the next generation?If youre serious about knowing family and you want to discover how to keep family stories, then Digital Dreaming is the book for you.Inside this book you will discover how to:declutter and organize photos and documents,keep your treasured family keepsakes meaningful now ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Women and Agriculture - A case study of a rural village in Mozambique

    A case study of a rural village in Mozambique

    Bachelor Thesis from the year 2006 in the subject African Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 1,0, Mälardalen University (School of Business), 34 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: This bachelor thesis is based on a field study performed in the rural village Maciene in Mozambique. The village is situated in the Gaza province, in the southern part of the country. ... Read more

    $94.79 USD

  • A Self Help Group Approach and Community Organization in a Rural Village

    As we honor Freedom fighters, our nation must pay homage to those who bravely confronted cast discrimination and intolerance. The Self Help Group members will truly help India in a new direction away from social discrimination toward social change. Our countrys advancements over 65 years have been astonishing. Indians collectively can take pride in moving past the Indian society of 1947. But, as ... Read more

    $3.99 USD