Pairing information with poverty : traces of development discourse in LIS

  title={Pairing information with poverty : traces of development discourse in LIS},
  author={Jutta Haider and David Bawden},
Purpose: To investigate and critically assess the notions of 'information poverty' in LIS by highlighting its connections with development discourse. Design/methodology/approach: The article takes a discourse analysis approach, which starts from Michel Foucault's understanding of discourse. 'Information poverty' is posited as a statement and investigated in its relations to other statements. The focus is on discursive procedures that emerge from the repeated connections between statements. The… CONTINUE READING


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