Deconstructing Community Participation in Telecentre Projects

This paper critiques the assumed link that telecentre literature makes between community participation and telecentre success. It provides a review of the perspectives of the impact of telecentres, discusses the notion of community, factors of information system evaluation, stakeholder analysis and its relationship with participation, and finally the author provides a critique of telecentres in relation to participation.

Development Informatics Working Paper No. 31

Savita Bailur
© Development Informatics Group, Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester, 2008, 17 pages ISBN 978-1-904143-99-4