Africa's Information Revolution: Technical Regimes and by James T. Murphy,Pádraig Carmody

By James T. Murphy,Pádraig Carmody

Africa’s details Revolution was lately introduced as the 2016 prizewinner of the Royal Academy for in another country Sciences - congratulations to the authors James T. Murphy and Padraig Carmody!

Africa’s info Revolution provides an in-depth exam of the advance and financial geographies accompanying the speedy diffusion of recent ICTs in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Represents the 1st book-length comparative case examine ICT diffusion in Africa of its kind
  • Confronts present info and verbal exchange applied sciences for improvement (ICT4D) discourse by way of supplying a counter to principally confident mainstream views on Africa’s customers for m- and e-development
  • Features comparative examine in keeping with greater than 2 hundred interviews with enterprises from a producing and repair in Tanzania and South Africa
  • Raises key insights concerning the structural demanding situations dealing with Africa even within the context of the continent’s fresh fiscal progress spurt
  • Combines views from financial and improvement geography and technological know-how and expertise reviews to illustrate the facility of built-in conceptual-theoretical frameworks
  • Include maps, pictures, diagrams and tables to spotlight the strategies, box examine settings, and key findings

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