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ICTD Discourse Analysis, 2000-2010

This is a content analysis of selected literature in the ICTD field published between 2000 and 2010. We reviewed almost 1000 papers from five journals and two conferences, to get a sense of how this field is evolving changing. This is a content analysis of selected literature in the ICTD field published between 2000 and 2010. We reviewed almost 1000 papers from five journals and two conferences, to get a sense of how this field is evolving changing.

Research questions:

What are the notions of development and of the relationship between ICT and society in the dominant ICTD literature?
How have they changed over the past decade? 
What is the nature of the contribution to the field of ICTD research?
What are the preferred epistemology, ontology, & research methods?

 

Publications

Gomez, R. (2013). The Changing Field of ICTD: Growth and Maturation in the Field, 2000-2010. EJISDC - Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries.58 (1), 1-21. Link 

Gomez, R.,& Day, S. (2013). Research Questions, Paradigms and Methods In ICT For Development: Content Analysis of Selected ICTD Literature, 2000-2010. 12th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries, Jamaica 2013.

Gomez, R., Baron, L. F., & Fiore-Silfvast, B. (2012). The Changing Field of ICTD: Content analysis of reseach published in selected journals and conferences, 2000-2010. ICTD 2012 - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference ICTD 2012, Atlanta, Georgia, Mar 2012. ACM.

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