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Handbook Of Research On Theoretical Perspectives On Indigenous Knowledge Systems In Developing Countries

Author : Ngulube, Patrick
ISBN : 9781522508342
Genre : Social Science
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There has been a growth in the use, acceptance, and popularity of indigenous knowledge. High rates of poverty and a widening economic divide is threatening the accessibility to western scientific knowledge in the developing world where many indigenous people live. Consequently, indigenous knowledge has become a potential source for sustainable development in the developing world. The Handbook of Research on Theoretical Perspectives on Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Developing Countries presents interdisciplinary research on knowledge management, sharing, and transfer among indigenous communities. Providing a unique perspective on alternative knowledge systems, this publication is a critical resource for sociologists, anthropologists, researchers, and graduate-level students in a variety of fields.

Information Technology And Indigenous People

Author : Dyson, Laurel Evelyn
ISBN : 1599043009
Genre : Computers
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"This book provides theoretical and empirical information related to the planning and execution of IT projects aimed at serving indigenous people. It explores cultural concerns with IT implementation, including language issues & questions of cultural appropriateness"--Provided by publisher.

Information Access And Library User Needs In Developing Countries

Author : AI-Suqri, Mohammed Nasser
ISBN : 9781466643543
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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While high quality library and information services continue to thrive and strengthen economic and social development, much of the knowledge that exists on user’s needs and behaviors is fundamentally based on the results of users in English-speaking, western developed countries. Information Access and Library User Needs in Developing Countries highlights the struggles that developing countries face in terms of information gaps and information-seeking user behavior. The publication highlights ways in which users in developing countries can benefit from properly implementing LIS services. Researchers, academics, and practitioners interested in the design and delivery of information services will benefit from this collection of research.

Handbook Of Research On Heritage Management And Preservation

Author : Ngulube, Patrick
ISBN : 9781522531388
Genre : Art
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Archives, museums, and libraries are pivotal to the management and preservation of any society's heritage. Heritage assets should be systematically managed by putting in place proper policies, maintenance procedures, security and risks measures, and retrieval and preservation plans. The Handbook of Research on Heritage Management and Preservation is a critical scholarly resource that examines different aspects of heritage management and preservation ranging from theories that underline the field, areas of convergence and divergence in the field, infrastructure and the policy framework that governs the field, and the influence of the changing landscape on practice. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as community involvement, records legislation, and collection development, this book is geared towards academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on heritage management and preservation.

Handbook Of Research On Small And Medium Enterprises In Developing Countries

Author : Ahmad, Noor Hazlina
ISBN : 9781522521662
Genre : Business & Economics
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Smaller companies are abundant in the business realm and outnumber large companies by a wide margin. Understanding the inner workings of small businesses offers benefits to the consumers and the economy. The Handbook of Research on Small and Medium Enterprises in Developing Countries is an essential handbook for the latest research on the intentions, performance, and application models of independent firms. Featuring exhaustive coverage on a broad range of topics such as green IT, entrepreneurial ventures, and social capital, this publication is ideally designed for researchers, academicians, and practitioners seeking current research on the different opportunities and challenges in relation to this specific sector of business around the globe.

The Sage Handbook Of Social Work

Author : Mel Gray
ISBN : 1446266044
Genre : Social Science
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This Handbook is the world's first generic major reference work to provide an authoritative guide to the theory, method, and values of social work in one volume. Drawn from an international field of excellence, the contributors each offer a critical analysis of their individual area of expertise. The result is this invaluable resource collection that not only reflects upon the condition of social work today but also looks to future developments. Split into seven parts, the Handbook investigates: - Policy dimensions - Practice - Perspectives - Values and ethics - The context of social work - Research - Future challenges It is essential reading for all students, practitioners, researchers, and academics engaged in social work.

Handbook Of Innovation Systems And Developing Countries

Author : Bengt-Åke Lundvall
ISBN : 9781849803427
Genre : Social Science
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The innovation systems (IS) approach emerged as a theoretical framework in the industrialized world in the mid-1990s to explain innovation and growth in the developed world. This Handbook is the first attempt to adapt the IS approach to developing countries from a theoretical and empirical viewpoint. The Handbook brings eminent scholars in economics, innovation and development studies together with promising young researchers to review the literature and push theoretical boundaries. They critically review the IS approach and its adequacy for developing countries, discuss the relationship between IS and development, and address the question of how it should be adapted to the realities of developing nations. Spanning national, sectoral and regional innovation systems across Asia, Latin America and Africa, and written by the world s leading scholars within the field, this comprehensive Handbook will strongly appeal to academics, researchers and students with an interest in innovation and technology in developing countries.

E Government Implementation And Practice In Developing Countries

Author : Zaigham Mahmood
ISBN : 1466640901
Genre : Political Science
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"This book provides research on the current actions being taken by developing countries toward the design, development, and implementation of e-government policies"--Provided by publisher.

Challenges Of Academic Library Management In Developing Countries

Author : S. Thanuskodi
ISBN : 1466640707
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"This book provides the latest theoretical frameworks and empirical research into academic libraries, investigating concerns such as illiteracy, budgeting, software development, technical training, and others"--Provided by publisher.

Handbook Of African Educational Theories And Practices A Generative Teacher Education Curriculum

Author : A. Bame Nsamenang
ISBN : 9789956444649
Genre : Education
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