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8. HCC 2008: Pretoria, South Africa

Social Dimensions of Information And Communication Technology Policy, Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Human Choice and Computers (HCC8), IFIP TC 9, Pretoria, South Africa, September 25-26, 2008

Chrisanthi Avgerou, Matthew L. Smith, Peter Van den Besselaar

Springer, IFIP 282, ISBN: 978-0-387-84821-1


Human choice and ICT policy: Introduction to the HCC8 Conference proceedings.

Matthew L. Smith, Peter Van den Besselaar, Chrisanthi Avgerou


Communication, information, and ICT policy: Enabling research frameworks.

Robin Mansell


The shaping of national and international ICT policies and their effects

The argumentative structure of spatial data infrastructure initiatives in America and Africa.

Yola Georgiadou, Vincent Homburg


ICT policy as a governance domain: The case of Greece and the European Commission.

Ioanna Chini


National variations of the information society: Evidence from the Greek case.

Dimitris Boucas


Technology, globalisation, and governance: Research perspectives and prospects.

Tony Cornford, Diego D. Navarra


Globalisation and national security issues for the state: Implications for national ICT policies.

Jackie Phahlamohlaka


Next generation ICT policy in South Africa: Towards a human development-based ICT policy.

Walter Brown, Irwin Brown


Challenges of ICT policy for rural communities: A case study from South Africa.

Mpostol Jeremia Mashinini


Harnessing the empowering capacity and ICT

Digital divides and the role of policy and regulation: a qualitative study.

Panayiota Tsatsou


Empowerment through ICT: A critical discourse analysis of the Egyptian ICT policy.

Bernd Carsten Stahl


Egyptian women artisans: ICTs are not the entry to modern markets.

Leila Hassanin


Institutional strategies towards improving health information systems (HIS) in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Solomon B. Bishaw


A human environmentalist approach to diffusion in ICT policies.

Elaine Byrne, Lizette Weilbach


ICT and socio-economic development: A university's engagement in a rural community in Yola, Nigeria.

Jainaba M. L. Kah, Muhammadou M. O. Kah


Lessons from a dropped ICT curriculum design project: A retrospective view.

Roohollah Honarvar


The shaping of the institutions of the information society

15 years of ways of Internet governance: Towards a new agenda for action.

Jacques Berleur


Governmental policies for ICT diffusion and leadership legitimacy in grassroots movements.

Magda David Hercheui


Examining trust in mobile banking transactions: The case of M-PESA in Kenya.

Olga Morawczynski, Gianluca Miscione


Social networks within filtered ICT networks: A case study of the growth of internet usage within Iran.

Farid Shirazi


A no-IPR model as solution to reuse and understanding of information systems.

Kai Kimppa


Measuring information societies: A critical study of the Infostate framework.

Anouk Mukherjee


Open access barriers: An action research.

Mathias Klang



Free and Open Source Software in low-income countries: Emergent properties?.

Gianluca Miscione, Dorothy Gordon, Kevin A. Johnston


Evaluating "Connecting for Health": Policy implications of a UK mega-programme.

Kathy McGrath, Jane Hendy, Ela Klecun, Leslie P. Willcocks, Terry Young


Gender research in Africa into ICTs for empowerment (GRACE).

Ineke Buskens, Gertrudes Macueve, Ibou Sane, Anne Webb