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Jeffrey James

Institutions, Technology and Development in Africa
by Jeffrey James ~ Hardback

An extensive literature has demonstrated that technologies in sub-Saharan Africa are largely inappropriate: that is, that they are typically capital- and import-intensive rather than labour- and local input-intensive. These technologies have created a pattern of development that is highly unequal, w...

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Digital Interactions in Developing Countries
by Jeffrey James ~ Paperback / softback

Jeffrey James is one of the relatively few academics to have systematically taken on the topic of IT and development. In this timely book he undertakes a methodological critique of prominent topics in the debate. Challenging the existing literature by international and governmental institutions, t...

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The State, Technology and Industrialization in Africa
by Jeffrey James ~ Hardback

Industrialization in Africa has relied heavily on state institutions of various kinds and on the inflow of foreign capital, especially foreign aid. With particular reference to technology and on the basis of a wide range of case studies, this book explains how these features have jointly contributed...

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Information Technology and Development
by Jeffrey James ~ Hardback

Attempts to bring the benefits of information technology in the form of the internet to developing countries have, to date, foundered on the belief that this requires the beneficiaries to access the technology directly. As a result, the perceived huge benefits of such an enterprise have often failed...

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Consumption, Globalization and Development
by Jeffrey James ~ Hardback

This volume is concerned with the complexities of the relationship between globalization and different groups of consumers in developing countries. Globalization, it is argued, can yield frustration and disappointment as well as welfare gains for consumers; it may, but does not necessarily, displace...

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Consumption and Development
by Jeffrey James ~ Paperback / softback

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Technological Systems and Development
by Jeffrey James ~ Paperback / softback

This book explores the notion of a technological system and more specifically the distinction between modern and traditional technological systems. Using highly disaggregated data for a range of sectors and developing countries we have applied this distinction to micro - as well as macro-economic po...

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Ireland: The Struggle for Power
by Jeffrey James ~ Hardback

Ireland's history has been shaped by the many invaders who have set foot on the country's shores. For centuries conflict raged amongst the native Irish, Vikings, Anglo-Normans, English and Scots, then the Catholics and Protestants. This real-life game of thrones has moulded the social, political and...

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Information Technology and Development
by Jeffrey James ~ Paperback / softback

Attempts to bring the benefits of information technology in the form of the internet to developing countries have, to date, foundered on the belief that this requires the beneficiaries to access the technology directly. As a result, the perceived huge benefits of such an enterprise have often failed...

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$158.00
Edward IV
by Jeffrey James ~ Paperback / softback

Few English monarchs had to fight harder for the right to rule than King Edward IV Shakespeare s glorious son of York. Cast in the true Plantagenet mould, over six feet tall, he was a naturally charismatic leader. Edward had the knack of seizing the initiative and winning battles and is free from th...

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How to Defeat Life's Giants
by Jeffrey James ~ Paperback

How To Defeat Life's Giants is a powerful tool and guide to help you conquer and defeat life's giants that seem insurmountable. By applying the easy to understand principles found in this book, you will no longer allow the giants of lack, sickness, depression, fear, procrastination, and low self-est...

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Globalization, Information Technology and Development
by Jeffrey James ~ Hardback

This text develops the insights of the often separate literatures on globalization and information technology and demonstrates their interdependence. The central insight is that globalization is mainly a technological phenomenon, driven by influences exerted on international trade and foreign invest...

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The Impact of Mobile Phones on Poverty and Inequality in Developing...
by Jeffrey James ~ Paperback / softback

This book investigates at both the micro- and macroeconomic levels the impact of mobile phones on poverty and inequality in developing countries. To gauge the effects of mobile phones on these aspects, the author refers to the standard concept of technology adoption and also analyses the actual util...

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$168.00