Towards an alternative evaluation framework based on the capability approach

  title={Towards an alternative evaluation framework based on the capability approach},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn-S{\"o}ren Gigler},
Under which conditions can information and communications technologies (ICTs) empower poor communities? This paper investigates this question, focusing on the role of information and communications technologies in promoting indigenous people's development in Latin America. First, the paper analyzes key factors under which information and knowledge can be instrumental and substantive for the empowerment of marginalized groups. Hereby, we argue that improved access to information and ICT skills… CONTINUE READING
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