Download Digital Poverty: Latin American and Caribbean Perspectives by Hernán Galperin, Judith Mariscal PDF

By Hernán Galperin, Judith Mariscal

This e-book represents the 1st ebook of the local discussion at the details Society (REDIS-DIRSI), a neighborhood community of prime researchers fascinated about the production and dissemination of information that helps powerful participation within the details Society via the bad and marginalized groups of Latin the United States and the Caribbean. It displays a various set of reviews undertaken by way of DIRSI researchers less than the typical subject of pro-poor, pro-market ICT regulations. This helps next-generation reforms that construct at the achievements of marketplace liberalization efforts yet while handle the realities of what we name electronic poverty—a idea that grasps the a number of dimensions of insufficient degrees of entry to ICT companies through humans and corporations, in addition to the obstacles to their effective use.

Show description

Read or Download Digital Poverty: Latin American and Caribbean Perspectives PDF

Similar globalization books

(Re-)Locating TESOL in an Age of Empire

A world staff of authors talk about the results for TESOL execs of the belief that English is once more turning into an imperial language.

Uploader unencumber Notes:
HQ PDF, comprises OCR & bookmarks

The Post-American World

The expansion of nations reminiscent of India, China, Brazil, Russia, South Africa and Kenya is producing a brand new panorama. The tallest constructions, largest dams, highest-grossing videos and such a lot complicated cell phones are actually all being made open air Europe and the U.S.. international locations that in the past lacked polotical self assurance and nationwide delight are discovering them.


Nutrients defense and sustainability are arguably an important concerns dealing with the agri-food area firstly of a brand new millennium. In an period of globalization, the place state states seem to have a diminishing position in governing those issues, the present and rising strength family underpinning agri-food law call for renewed scholarly recognition.

Cultures and Globalization: Conflicts and Tensions (The Cultures and Globalization Series) (v. 1)

Interpreting the connection among globalization and cultures is the middle goal of this quantity. In it top specialists tune cultural traits in all areas of the area, protecting matters starting from the function of cultural distinction in politics and governance to historical past conservation, creative expression, and the cultural industries.

Extra info for Digital Poverty: Latin American and Caribbean Perspectives

Sample text

ITU. (2003). New Digital Access Index. International Telecommunications Union, ITU. p. 6-17. pdf. Kennedy, E (1994). A Guide to Econometrics. Third Edition. : MIT Press. NTIA. (1999). Falling Through the Net: Defining the Digital Divide, A Report on the Telecommunications and Information Technology Gap in America. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). pdf Nyaki, C. (2002). ICT and Poverty: A Literature Review, International Development Research CenterIDCR, 58 pp. doc.

In turn, those who do have access and use such means will be connected at different levels. The approach presented in the conceptual framework requires identifying the uses assigned to ICT to determine not only the connectivity component - which is the most studied one -, but also the component that indicates the types of usage related to connectivity. In other words, if ICT demand is understood as the demand for the attributes of connectivity (information consumption, making information available, or communication), the empirical exercise we carried out with the Peruvian ENAHO explored only one of the ICT demand attributes - the connectivit attribute.

Perhaps it is even more important that mobile telephone services are beginning to offer broadband Internet access, with a quality that can compete with DSL or Cable TV technology. Moreover, Telmex-America Movil's strategy for the region was not limited to mobile or long-distance telephone services - it also had a global strategy that included local fixed telephone services. Telefonica has followed an aggressive expansion policy in recent years. The most important acquisition has been the franchise of local fixed telephone services in Brazil, which has led to control of one-third of the telephone lines in Latin America's biggest country.

Download PDF sample

Download Digital Poverty: Latin American and Caribbean Perspectives by Hernán Galperin, Judith Mariscal PDF
Rated 4.39 of 5 – based on 32 votes