Global Information Inequalities

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  • Author : Deborah Charbonneau
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 232 pages
  • ISBN : 1780631332
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Global Information Inequalities

Global Information Inequalities
  • Author : Deborah Charbonneau
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 June 2008
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The disparity in access to information is a worldwide phenomenon. Global Information Inequalities offers a captivating look into problems of information access across the world today. One of the unique strengths of the book is the use of examples of library initiatives from around the world to illustrate the range of possibilities for equitable access and library service delivery in a global context. It contains numerous examples of a wide variety of information problems and solutions ranging from developing literacy

Digital Inequalities in the Global South

Digital Inequalities in the Global South
  • Author : Massimo Ragnedda,Anna Gladkova
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 29 June 2020
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This book discusses how digital inequalities today may lead to other types of inequalities in the Global South. Contributions to this collection move past discussing an access problem – a binary division between ‘haves and have-nots’ – to analyse complex inequalities in the internet use, benefits, and opportunities of people in the Global South region. Using specific case studies, this book underlines how communities in the Global South are now attempting to participate in the information age despite high costs, a lack

2017 global hunger index The inequalities of hunger

2017 global hunger index  The inequalities of hunger
  • Author : von Grebmer, Klaus,Bernstein, Jill,Hossain, Naomi,Brown, Tracy,Prasai, Nilam,Yohannes, Yisehac,Patterson, Fraser,Sonntag, Andrea,Zimmerman, Sophia-Maria,Towey, Olive,Foley, Connell
  • Publisher : Intl Food Policy Res Inst
  • Release : 11 October 2017
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The 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI) shows long-term progress in reducing hunger in the world. The advances have been uneven, however, with millions of people still experiencing chronic hunger and many places suffering acute food crises and even famine. According to 2017 GHI scores, the level of hunger in the world has decreased by 27 percent from the 2000 level. Of the 119 countries assessed in this year’s report, one falls in the extremely alarming range on the GHI Severity Scale; 7 fall in the

Handbook of Research on Global Information Technology Management in the Digital Economy

Handbook of Research on Global Information Technology Management in the Digital Economy
  • Author : Raisinghani, Mahesh S.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 January 2008
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Includes the most important issues, concepts, trends and technologies in the field of global information technology management, covering topics such as the technical platform for global IS applications, information systems projects spanning cultures, managing information technology in corporations, and global information technology systems and socioeconomic development in developing countries.

Reconceptualizing Development in the Global Information Age

Reconceptualizing Development in the Global Information Age
  • Author : Manuel Castells,Pekka Himanen
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 24 August 2014
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The book explores the links between information, development, wellbeing and dignity, gathering together a distinguished group of scholars to assess these inter-related concepts in several different areas of the world-Silicon Valley, Costa Rica, Chile, South Africa, Finland, the European Union and China.

Russia and the European Union

Russia and the European Union
  • Author : Elena G. Popkova
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 16 May 2017
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This book focuses on the economic and political relationships between Russia and Europe, which are currently characterized by the existence and escalation of contradictions. On the one hand, the common history and geographical proximity of Russia and Europe have naturally produced a close interdependence; on the other, current global political affairs and opposing positions continue to hinder the development of common economic relationships in Russia and Europe. This contributed volume describes integration processes in Russia and Europe to illustrate best

The Atlas of Global Inequalities

The Atlas of Global Inequalities
  • Author : Ben Crow,Suresh K. Lodha
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 04 May 2016
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Drawing on research from around the world, this atlas gives shape and meaning to statistics, making it an indispensable resource for understanding global inequalities and an inspiration for social and political action. Inequality underlies many of the challenges facing the world today, and The Atlas of Global Inequalities considers the issue in all its dimensions. Organized in thematic parts, it maps not only the global distribution of income and wealth, but also inequalities in social and political rights and freedoms.

Critique of Information

Critique of Information
  • Author : Scott Lash
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 21 January 2002
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This penetrating book raises questions about how power operates in contemporary society. It explains how the speed of information flows has eroded the separate space needed for critical reflection. It argues that there is no longer an 'outside' to the global flows of communication and that the critique of information must take place within the information itself. The operative unit of the information society is the idea. With the demise of depth reflection, reflexivity through the idea now operates external

Global Information Technologies

Global Information Technologies
  • Author : Felix B. Tan
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 15 August 2022
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"This collection compiles research in all areas of the global information domain. It examines culture in information systems, IT in developing countries, global e-business, and the worldwide information society, providing critical knowledge to fuel the future work of researchers, academicians and practitioners in fields such as information science, political science, international relations, sociology, and many more"--Provided by publisher.

International Studies in Educational Inequality Theory and Policy

International Studies in Educational Inequality  Theory and Policy
  • Author : Richard Teese,Stephen Lamb,Marie Duru-Bellat
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 03 June 2007
GET THIS BOOK International Studies in Educational Inequality Theory and Policy

Inequality is a marked and persistent feature of education systems, both in the developed and the developing worlds. Major gaps in opportunity and in outcomes have become more critical than in the past, thanks to the knowledge economy and globalization. The pursuit of equity as a goal of public policy is examined in this book through a series of national case-studies. The book covers many different global contexts from the wealthiest to some of the poorest nations on earth. It

Transparency in International Law

Transparency in International Law
  • Author : Andrea Bianchi
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 07 November 2013
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While its importance in domestic law has long been acknowledged, transparency has until now remained largely unexplored in international law. This study of transparency issues in key areas such as international economic law, environmental law, human rights law and humanitarian law brings together new and important insights on this pressing issue. Contributors explore the framing and content of transparency in their respective fields with regard to proceedings, institutions, law-making processes and legal culture, and a selection of cross-cutting essays completes

An Introduction to Cybercultures

An Introduction to Cybercultures
  • Author : David Bell
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 07 September 2006
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An Introduction to Cybercultures provides an accessible guide to the major forms, practices and meanings of this rapidly-growing field. From the evolution of hardware and software to the emergence of cyberpunk film and fiction, David Bell introduces readers to the key aspects of cyberculture, including email, the internet, digital imaging technologies, computer games and digital special effects. Each chapter contains `hot links' to key articles in its companion volume, The Cybercultures Reader, suggestions for further reading, and details of relevant

The Global Politics of Educational Borrowing and Lending

The Global Politics of Educational Borrowing and Lending
  • Author : Gita Steiner-Khamsi
  • Publisher : Teachers College Press
  • Release : 14 October 2004
GET THIS BOOK The Global Politics of Educational Borrowing and Lending

The globalization of educational policy has become a popular, if not ubiquitous, phenomenon among educational policymakers across the world. It has led many observers to conclude that educational systems in different parts of the world are converging towards one international (neo-liberal) model of school reform. This practice of borrowing and lending school reforms requires a serious examination of the politics and the economics of transnational educational transfer. In this volume, Steiner-Khamsi and her colleagues provide an in-depth empirical and critical

Global Connections

Global Connections
  • Author : John Coatsworth,Juan Cole,Michael Hanagan,Peter C. Perdue,Charles Tilly,Joseph L Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science Charles Tilly, PhD,Louise A. Tilly,Professor of History and Sociology and Chair of the Committee on Historical Studies Louise A Tilly
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 16 March 2015
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Emphasizing global interconnectedness, Volume 2 of this undergraduate history textbook covers the early modern period through to modern times.