Warehouse Stock Clearance Sale

Grab a bargain today!

Critical Perspectives on Open Development
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Preface ix
1 Openness in International Development 1
Caitlin M. Bentley, Arul Chib, and Matthew L. Smith
I Pragmatic Approaches to Open Development
2 A Stewardship Approach to Theorizing Open
Data for Development 27
Katherine M. A. Reilly and Juan Pablo Alperin
3 Trust and Open Development 51
Anuradha Rao, Priya Parekh, John Traxler, and Rich Ling
4 Learning as Participation: Open Practices and the Production of Identities 81
Bidisha Chaudhuri, Janaki Srinivasan, and Onkar Hoysala
Reflections I
5 Stewardship Regimes within Kenya's Open Data Initiative and Their Implications for Open Data for Development 105
Paul Mungai and Jean-Paul Van Belle
6 Changing Infrastructure in Urban India: Critical Reflections on Openness and Trust in the Governance of Public Services 115
David Sadoway and Satyarupa Shekhar
7 Learning through Participation in a Weather Information System in West Bengal, India 131
Linus Kendall and Purnabha Dasgupta
II Coevolutionary Perspectives on Open Development
8 Understanding Divergent Outcomes in Open Development 143
Andy Dearden, Marion Walton, and Melissa Densmore
9 A Critical Capability Approach to Evaluate Open Development 173
Yingqin Zheng and Bernd Carsten Stahl, with contributions from Becky Faith
10 Open Institutions and Their "Relevant Publics": A Democratic Alternative to Neoliberal Openness 199
Parminder Jeet Singh, Anita Gurumurthy, and Nandini Chami
Reflections II
11 What Makes an Agriculture Initiative Open? Reflections on Sharing Agriculture Information, Writing Rights, and Divergent Outcomes 227
Piyumi Gamage, Chiranthi Rajapakse, and Helani Galpaya
12 Using the Critical Capabilities Approach to Evaluate the Tanzanian Open Government Data Initiative 235
Goodiel C. Moshi and Deo Shao
13 Three Problems Facing Civil Society Organizations in the Development Sector in Adopting Open Institutional Design 245
Caitlin M. Bentley
14 Conclusion 257
Matthew L. Smith, Arul Chib, and Caitlin M. Bentley
Contributors 271
Index 279

About the Author

Arul Chib is Associate Professor at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Caitlin M. Bentley is a Lecturer at the Information School at the University of Sheffield and an Honorary Fellow at Australian National University's 3A Institute. Matthew L. Smith is Senior Program Specialist at the International Development Research Centre in Ottawa and coeditor of Open Development- Networked Innovations in International Development (MIT Press and IDRC).

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling Critical Perspectives on Open Development: Empirical Interrogation of Theory (International Development Research) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top