Warped Geographies of Development: The Internet and Theories of Economic Development

@article{Graham2008WarpedGO,
  title={Warped Geographies of Development: The Internet and Theories of Economic Development},
  author={Mark Graham},
  journal={eBusiness & eCommerce eJournal},
  year={2008}
}
  • Mark Graham
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • eBusiness & eCommerce eJournal
  • The Internet is frequently touted as the engine of a new revolution that can eliminate poverty and bring prosperity to producers of crafts and commodities in economically impoverished areas of the world. ‘E-commerce’, ‘commodity chains’, the ‘digital divide’, and ‘disintermediation’ are all inherently geographical ideas, as well as being integral components to many theories of economic development. However, despite a movement by geographers to recognize the nuanced relationships between the… CONTINUE READING
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