Conceptualizing development in information and communication technology for development (ICT4D)

  title={Conceptualizing development in information and communication technology for development (ICT4D)},
  author={Yingqin Zheng and Mathias Hatakka and Sundeep Sahay and Annika Andersson},
  journal={IT for Development},
ICT4D research is faced with the challenge of rapidly changing technologies and increasingly complex social dynamics and development processes. We argue that ICT4D research requires a more acute sense of where our research is situated within a broader picture of development, e.g. with a better understanding of development processes, their ideological nature, the power structures and driving forces, and the mechanisms through which ICTs may be embedded in and shape these processes. Such a… CONTINUE READING
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