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Bits and Atoms

Information and Communication Technology in Areas of Limited Statehood
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ISBN-13:
9780199941599
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.03.2014
Seiten:
195
Autor:
Steven Livingston
Gewicht:
493 g
Format:
240x164x20 mm
Serie:
Oxford Studies in Digital Politics
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Foreward; Sina Odugbemi; Chapter 1: Introduction; Steven Livingston and Gregor Walter-Drop; Part 1: Simulation, Consolidation, Opposition: ICT and Limited Statehood; Chapter 2: Information Technology and the Limited States of the Arab Spring; Muzammil M. Hussain and Philip N. Howard; Chapter 3: The Kremlin's Cameras and Virtual Potemkin Villages: ICT and the Construction of Statehood; Gregory Asmolov; Chapter 4: E-government as a Means of Development in India; J. P. Singh; Chapter 5: ICT and Accountability in Areas of Limited Statehood; Joseph Siegle; Part 2: Substitution: ICT as a Tool for Non-State Governance; Chapter 6: FrontlineSMS, Mobile-for-Development and the 'long tail' of governance; Sharath Srinivasan; Chapter 7: Natural Disasters and Alternative Modes of Governance: the Role of Social Networks and Crowdsourcing Platforms in Russia; Gregory Asmolov; Chapter 8: Mapping Kibera. Empowering Slum Residents by ICT; Primoz Kova?i? and Jamie Lundine; Chapter 9: Crisis Mapping in Areas of Limited Statehood; Patrick Meier; Chapter 10: From Crowdsourcing to Crowdseeding: The Cutting Edge of Empowerment?; Peter van der Windt; Chapter 11: Conclusions; Steven Livingston and Gregor Walter-Drop; Notes; References; Index
Bits and Atoms explores the governance potential found in the explosive growth of digital information and communication technology in areas of limited statehood. The chapters explore when and if the growth in digital technology can fill some of the governance vacuum created by the absence of an effective state.