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Information democracy and South Asia

Jagtar Singh.

Information democracy and South Asia

promises and perils of the web

by Jagtar Singh.

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Medallion Press in Ludhiana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Information technology -- South Asia.,
    • Information society -- South Asia.,
    • World Wide Web.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-244) and index.

      StatementJagtar Singh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC430.6.Z9 I55 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination248 p. ;
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3713651M
      ISBN 108188252069
      LC Control Number2003313916
      OCLC/WorldCa52107413

      Get this from a library! Non-traditional security: state, society, and democracy in South Asia. [Lok Raj Baral;] -- Contributed seminar papers. Democracy and authoritarianism in South Asia: a comparative and historical perspective User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The first book in a new series, this work probes the consequences of colonialism. Read full review.

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      (). India Connected: How the Smartphone Is Transforming the World’s Largest Democracy. South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies: Vol. 42, No. 6, pp. Author: Sirpa Tenhunen. Despite being one of the world’s most vibrant democracies, vigilantism is regularly practiced in South Africa. In any given year, police estimate between 5 percent and 10 percent of the country’s murders result from vigilante violence—four to five times the percentage from gang violence. Vigilantism is also frequent in other democracies across Latin America, Asia, and : Nicholas Rush Smith.


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