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By Payal Arora

Billions of greenbacks are being spent nationally and globally on offering computing entry to digitally deprived teams and cultures with an expectation that pcs and the net can result in greater socio-economic mobility. This ethnographic learn of social computing within the relevant 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 e-book deals clean and important views in components of latest debate: casual studying with pcs, cyberleisure, gender entry and empowerment, electronic intermediaries, and glocalization of knowledge and media.

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