Developing Countries and Technology Inclusion in the 21st Century Information Society

Developing Countries and Technology Inclusion in the 21st Century Information Society

Alice S. Etim (Winston Salem State University, USA)
Projected Release Date: November, 2020|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 270
ISBN13: 9781799834687|ISBN10: 1799834689|EISBN13: 9781799834700|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-3468-7

Description

In recent years, many developing regions across the globe have made rigorous efforts to become integrated into the global information society. The development and implementation of information communication technology (ICT) devices and policies within various fields of service have significantly aided in the infrastructural progression of these countries. Despite these considerable advancements, there remains a lack of research and awareness on this imperative subject.

Developing Countries and Technology Inclusion in the 21st Century Information Society is an essential reference source that discusses the adoption and impact of ICT tools in developing areas of the world as well as specific challenges and sustainable uses within various professional fields. Featuring research on topics such as policy development, gender differences, and international business, this book is ideally designed for educators, policymakers, researchers, librarians, practitioners, scientists, government officials, and students seeking coverage on modern applications of ICT services in developing countries.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Agrobusiness
  • Education
  • Financial Mobility
  • Gender Differences
  • Healthcare
  • ICT Adoption
  • International Business
  • Marginalized Populations
  • Policy Development
  • Security Culture

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Alice S. Etim is Associate Professor of Management Information Systems at Winston-Salem State University. She earned her Ph.D. from the iSchool at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. Etim has published many peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Her research areas include Information