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Title:Mobile Technologies and Disadvantaged Women: A Mixed Methods Study of Information Behavior in a D
Author(s):Potnis, Devendra Dilip
Subject(s):Mobile Technologies
Information Behavior
Disadvantaged Women
Developing Nation
Abstract:This dissertation research studies the role of mobile technologies in shaping information behavior of financially disadvantaged women, who own and use mobile cell phones, and earn less than US $1 per day, by working at a domestic business set up in rural India. Wilson’s global model of human information behavior will be used to study the information behavior of a sample population. The research findings will be of great use to public sector organizations, academia as well as private sector organizations in a variety of different ways.
Issue Date:2009-02-08
Genre:Conference Poster
Date Available in IDEALS:2010-03-25

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