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Poverty and digital inclusion: Preliminary findings of finding a voice project

Skuse, Andrew, Fildes, Joann, Tacchi, Jo A., Martin, Kirsty, & Baulch, Emma (2007) Poverty and digital inclusion: Preliminary findings of finding a voice project. UNESCO, India, Delhi.

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This paper presents preliminary findings from a multi-sited qualitative study of poverty and information and communication technologies (ICTs) in India, Indonesia Sri Lanka and Nepal. It draws upon data gathered by 12 ethnographic action researchers working across 15 community ICT initiatives. These local, 'embedded researchers' are part of a larger international project called Finding a Voice: Making Technological Change Socially Effective and Culturally Empowering, which includes UNESCO (South Asia) and UNDP (Indonesia), in partnership with Queensland University of Technology, the University of Adelaide and Australian Research Council, along with numerous local and regional organisations.

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ID Code: 10821
Item Type: Book
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Keywords: poverty, digital literacy, digital inclusion, ICT, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Indonesia
ISBN: 818921814X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > JOURNALISM AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING (190300)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 UNESCO
Deposited On: 11 Dec 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:41

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