Digital Politics and Culture in Contemporary India: The by Biswarup Sen

By Biswarup Sen

The courting among details and the countryside is sometimes portrayed as a face-off related to repressive country strength and democratic flows: Twitter and the Arab Spring, Google in China, WikiLeaks and the U.S. country division. much less cognizance has been paid to these situations the place states have seemed details and its diffusion as efficient of modernity and globalization. it's the relevant argument of this ebook that the modern geographical region, specifically within the international South, is much from opposed to the present informational milieu and actually makes the most important use of it which will boost enough modes of governance, communique and sociality in a networked global. This ebook makes a speciality of India – an rising kingdom that has lately witnessed a "software miracle" – to focus on the severe position informatics has traditionally performed within the nationwide mind's eye and to illustrate how the nation, inner most capital and civic society have drawn upon and engaged the precepts and protocols of the knowledge age to type an "info-nation."

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