Third World Citizens and the Information Technology Revolution

  • Authors
  • Nivien Saleh

Part of the Information Technology and Global Governance book series (ITGG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. A Human Rights Approach to Globalization

  3. The Rules of the Game are Forged

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Nivien Saleh
      Pages 27-53
    3. Nivien Saleh
      Pages 55-77
  4. The Rules of the Game are Enforced

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Nivien Saleh
      Pages 81-100
    3. Nivien Saleh
      Pages 101-119
    4. Nivien Saleh
      Pages 121-142
    5. Nivien Saleh
      Pages 143-163
    6. Nivien Saleh
      Pages 165-185
    7. Nivien Saleh
      Pages 187-206
  5. Lessons

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
    2. Nivien Saleh
      Pages 209-228
    3. Nivien Saleh
      Pages 229-233
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 235-273

About this book


This book challenges the widely-held view that the information technology (IT) revolution has empowered people in the Third World. Tracing the making of the global IT regime, it shows that governments and corporations of the wealthy countries dominated this process, systematically excluding representatives of low-income countries.


economy globalization government Internet revolution Third World

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