New PDF release: Dot Com Mantra: Social Computing in the Central Himalayas

By Payal Arora

Billions of greenbacks are being spent nationally and globally on supplying computing entry to digitally deprived teams and cultures with an expectation that pcs and the net may end up in better socio-economic mobility. This ethnographic examine of social computing within the crucial Himalayas, India, investigates replacement social practices with new applied sciences and media among a inhabitants that's for the main half undocumented. In doing so, this booklet deals clean and demanding views in parts of up to date debate: casual studying with pcs, cyberleisure, gender entry and empowerment, electronic intermediaries, and glocalization of knowledge and media.

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