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By Jonathan Donner

ISBN-10: 0262029928

ISBN-13: 9780262029926

Almost someone with a $40 cell phone and a close-by phone tower can get on-line with an ease unbelievable simply 20 years in the past. An positive narrative has proclaimed the cell phone because the machine that would ultimately shut the electronic divide. but entry and potent use aren't a similar factor, and the electronic international doesn't run on cellular handsets by myself. In After Access, Jonathan Donner examines the results of the shift to a extra cellular, extra on hand net for the worldwide South, relatively because it pertains to efforts to advertise socioeconomic improvement and broad-based inclusion within the worldwide info society.Drawing on his personal learn in South Africa and India, in addition to the burgeoning literature from the ICT4D (Internet and conversation applied sciences for improvement) and cellular verbal exchange groups, Donner introduces the "After entry Lens," a conceptual framework for knowing potent use of the web by means of these whose "digital repertoires" comprise completely cellular units. Donner argues that either the prospects and constraints of the shift to a extra cellular web are very important concerns for students and practitioners attracted to net use within the international South.

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