ICT for Development: Illusions, Promises, Challenges, and Realizations

A.D. Miranda, D.-J. Peet, K.F. Mulder, P.A. Berkman, T.F. Ruddy, W. Pillmann, M.A. Ynalvez, W.E. Bijker

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In this chapter we will critically examining some of the illusions, promises, challenges, and realizations of the Information Society. Handed down from the past are specific myths that may create illusions in the present and promises for the future that in effect will hamper the realization of the Information Society in its most promising forms.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPast, Present & Future of Research in the Information Society
EditorsW. Shrum, K. Benson, W. Bijker, K. Brunnstein
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-387-47650-6
ISBN (Print)978-0-387-32722-8, 978-1-4419-4097-1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006

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