Browse by Subject "institutions"
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(iSchools, 2013-02)This paper discusses the emergence of a trading market for previously allocated Internet address blocks. The controversies associated with commoditization of Internet addresses, and the way this conflicts with official ...
(2012-09-18)Institutions play a pivotal role in the process of economic development. This collection of studies addresses the importance of institutions in the process of wealth creation for low-income households in Brazil, as well ...
(2008-02-28)Through this essay we develop an argument for supporting the growth of I-Schools by building on the literature and concepts of institutions. We first argue that I-Schools, and the I-School movement, can be seen as engaging ...
Learning at the Border: How Young People in Informal Settings Use New Media for Community Action and Personal Growth (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007-11)"Learning at the border" has two meanings here. First, it refers to learning—the formal or informal practices of altering participant knowledge and selfhood—that occurs in border settings that exist between the highly-structured ...
“More than just a building to sit in for the day”: Reproducing digital hope and urban poverty in the library (iSchools, 2016-03-15)Where does the emancipatory, entrepreneurial hope in personal computing inherent to the digital divide framework come from? This paper provides one answer, examining the urban public library's production of that hope as a ...