Some of my more recent papers and book chapters include the following:
- Harindranath, G. and Unwin, T. (2022) Digital technologies, migration and the SDG agenda, in: Piper, N. and Ditta, K. (eds) Elgar Companion to Migration and the SDGs, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar (in press)
- Unwin, T. and Gardezi, A. (2022) Male Attitudes and Behaviours Towards Women and Digital Technologies in Pakistan, Egham: UNESCO Chair in ICT4D, Royal Holloway, University of London, Working Papers No.5.
- Unwin, T., Marcelin, L.H., de Souza e Silva, J., Otero, G., Lorini, M.R., Anyadi, C., Gonçalves, D.M., Sato, D.P. and Harindranath, G. (2022) Uses of digital technologies by migrants from Haiti and to Brazil, Egham: UNESCO Chair in ICT4D, Royal Holloway, University of London, Working Papers No.4.
- Unwin, T. (2022) On language, gender and digital technologies, in: Fiormonte, D., Ricaurte, P. and Chaudhuri, S. (eds) Global Debates in the Digital Humanities, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 298-304.
- Introduction, in: Charters, S., Demossier, M., Dutton, J., Harding, G., Maguire, J., Marks, D. and Unwin, T. (eds) (2022) Routledge Handbook of Wine and Culture, London: Routledge, 1-11.
- Unwin, T., Cultures of Terroir, in: Charters, S., Demossier, M., Dutton, J., Harding, G., Maguire, J., Marks, D. and Unwin, T. (eds) (2022) Routledge Handbook of Wine and Culture, London: Routledge, 61-71.
- Unwin, T., Geographers and the culture of wine, in: Charters, S., Demossier, M., Dutton, J., Harding, G., Maguire, J., Marks, D. and Unwin, T. (eds) (2022) Routledge Handbook of Wine and Culture, London: Routledge, 35-40.
- Unwin, T., Garba, F., Musaba, M.L., Lorini, M.R. and Harindranath, G. (2021) Uses of digital technologies by migrants in South Africa, Egham: UNESCO Chair in ICT4D, Royal Holloway, University of London, Working Papers No.3.
- Unwin, T., Naseem, A., Pawluczuk, A., Shareef, M., Spiesberger, P.,West,P. and Yoo, C. (2021) Visando o futuro: educação para as populações mais marginalizadas pós-COVID-19, in: Educação e Tecnologias Digitais: desafios e estratégias para a continuidade da aprendizagem em tempos de COVID-19, São Paulo: nic.br, 251-268.
- Unwin, T., Ghimire, A., Yeoh, S-G., Lorini, M.R. and Harindranath, G. (2021) Uses of digital technologies by Nepali migrants and their families, Egham: UNESCO Chair in ICT4D, Royal Holloway, University of London, Working Papers No.2.
- Unwin, T. (2021)“Cyber security” and “development”: Contested futures, Chapter 47 in: Cornish, P. (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Cyber Security, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 769-784.
- Unwin, T., Ghimire, A., Yeoh, S-G., New, S.S., Kishna, S.S., Gois, W., Lorini, M.R. and Harindranath, G. (2021) Uses of digital technologies by Nepali migrants in Malaysia, Egham: UNESCO Chair in ICT4D, Royal Holloway, University of London, Working Papers No.1.
- Unwin, T. (2020) Digital Inequalities. In: Kobayashi, A. (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, 2nd edition. vol. 3, Elsevier, pp. 347–355. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102295-5.10535-9 ISBN: 9780081022955
- Unwin, T. (2020) Responding to digital violence in pandemics, Cybervictim.help, https://cybervictim.help/cyber-victim-help/responding-to-digital-violence-in-pandemics/
- Unwin, T. (2019) Inequalities: libraries and knowledge sharing, in: Garrido, M. and Wyber, S. (eds) Development and Access to Information, 2019, The Hague and Seattle: IFLA and TASCHA, 37-42 (https://da2i.ifla.org/wp-content/uploads/da2i-2019-chapter5.pdf).
- Unwin, T. (2019) Digital economies at global margins: a warning from the dark side, in Graham, M. (ed.) Digital Economies at Global Margins, Cambridge, MA and Ottowa: MIT Press and IDRC, 43-46.
- Hassan, B., Unwin, T. and Gardezi, A. (2018) Understanding the darker side of ICTs: gender, harassment and mobile technologies in Pakistan, Information Technologies and International Development, 14, 1-17.
- Unwin, T. (2017) ICTs, sustainability and development: critical elements, in Sharafat, A. and Lehr, W. (eds) ICT-Centric Economic Growth, Innovation and Job Creation, Geneva: ITU, 37-71.
- Unwin, T. (2017) Geography of Wine, in: Wharf, B. (ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Geography, New York: Oxford University Press. 26th July 2017 http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199874002/obo-9780199874002-0166.xml?rskey=xbGvQR&result=1&q=Geography+of+Wine#firstMatch
- Hassan, B, and Unwin, T. (2017) Mobile identity construction by male and female students in Pakistan: on, in and through the ‘phone, Information Technologies and International Development, 13, 87-102.
- Unwin, T. (2015) ICTs and the dialectics of development, in Cantoni, L. and Danowski, J.A. (eds) Communication and Technology, Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, 193-214
- Unwin, T. (2015) On universities, technology and scholarships in the Commonwealth, Commonwealth Education Partnerships 2015/16, Cambridge: Nexus, 125-128
- Unwin, T. (2015) Building “Multi-stakeholder” Consensus: the case of Internet Governance, Commonwealth Governance Handbook 2014-15, London: Nexus, 76-78
- Unwin, T. (2015) Evolution and prospects for the use of mobile technologies to improve education access and learning outcomes, Commissioned Paper for UNESCO Education for All, Global Monitoring Report, 2015, Paris; UNESCO
- Unwin, T. (2015) Broadband: achieving universal access in the Commonwealth, Ministers Reference Book: Commonwealth 2015, London: Henley Media Group, 153-156
- Unwin, T. (2015) Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships in Information and Communication for Development Interventions, in International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society, Chichester: Wiley, 1-10
- Unwin, T. (2014) Good governance in the Commonwealth: many cultures, one agenda, Commonwealth Governance Handbook 2013-14, London: Nexus, 41-45
- Unwin, T. (2104) Technology: the great divider?, Global: the International Briefing, Second Quarter
- Unwin, T. (2013) The Internet and Development: a critical perspective, in Dutton, W. (ed) The Oxford Handbook of Internet Studies, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 531-54
- Unwin, T. (2012) Social media, democracy and good governance, in Commonwealth Governance Handbook 2012/13: Democracy, Development and Public Administration, London: for the Commonwealth Secretariat by Nexus, 44-46
- Unwin, T. (2012) Challenges of financing ICTs in marginal contexts, in Commonwealth Finance Ministers Reference Book 2012, London: Henley Media Group for the Commonwealth Secretariat, 191-194
- Unwin, T. (2012) Effective partnerships for development, Commonwealth Ministers Reference Book 2012, London: Henley Media Group in association with the Commonwealth Secretariat, 127-129
- Unwin, T. (2012) Challenging educational norms: wisdom from the web, in: Sadowsky, G. (ed.) Accelerating Development Using the Web: Empowering Poor and Marginalized Populations, World Wide Web Foundation and Rockefeller Foundation, p.119-130.
- Unwin, T. and Wong, A. (2012) Global Education Initiative: Retrospective on Partnerships for Education Development 2003-2011, Geneva: World Economic Forum, 2012, 60 pp.
- Unwin, T. (2012) Terroir: at the heart of Geography, in Dougherty, P. (ed.) The Geography of Wine: Regions, Terroir and Techniques, Amsterdam: Springer, 37-48.
- Unwin, T. (2011) On the nature of the university: challenges of learning in a digital world, Inheritance and Innovation in Education, Conference Proceedings of the Beijing Forum 2011, The Harmony of Civilizations and Prosperity for All. Beijing: Peking University, 39-58.
- Unwin, T. (2011) ICTs and disability in the Commonwealth, in Commonwealth Ministers Reference Book 2011, London: Commonwealth Secretariat, 226-229.
- Geldof, M., Grimshaw, D.J., Kleine, D. and Unwin, T. (2011) What are the key lessons of ICT4D partnerships for poverty reduction? Systematic Review Report for DFID.
- Unwin, T. (2011) The role of Geography and Geographers in policy and government departments, in Agnew, J. and Livingstone, D.N. (eds) The Sage Handbook of Geographical Knowledge, London: Sage, 271-284
- Unwin, T. (2010) ICTs, citizens and the state: moral philosophy and development practices, The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 44(1), 1-16.
- Godfred Bonnah Nkansah and Tim Unwin (2010) The contribution of ICTs to the delivery of special educational needs in Ghana: practices and potential, Information Technology for Development, 16(3), 191-211.
- Tim Unwin, with Beate Kleessen, David Hollow, James B. Williams, Leonard Mware Oloo, John Alwala, Inocente Mutimucuio, Feliciana Eduardo and Xavier Muianga (2009) Digital learning management systems in Africa: myths and realities, Open Learning: the Journal of Open and Distance Learning, 25(1), 5-23.
- Unwin, T. and de Bastion, G. (2009 ) Bridging the digital divide, in: Kitchin, R. and Thrift, N. (eds) International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Amsterdam: Elsevier, 191-97
- Kleine, D. and Unwin, T. (2009) What’s new about ICT4D? Third World Quarterly, 30(5), 1045-67
- Unwin, T. (draft) On the richness of Africa
- Unwin, T. (2008 ) Survey of e-Learning in Africa
- Unwin, T. and de Bastion, G. (2008 ) ICT4D, in: Desai, V. and Potter, R.B. (eds) The Companion to Development Studies, London: Arnold, 2nd edition, 54-58
- Unwin, T. (2008 ) Conflict, development and aid, in: Desai, V. and Potter, R.B. (eds) The Companion to Development Studies, London: Arnold, 2nd edition, 450-53
- Unwin, T., Tan, M. and Pauso, K. (2007) The potential of e-learning to address the needs of out-of-school youth in the Philippines, Children’s Geographies, 5(4), 443-462
- Unwin, T. (2007) No end to poverty, Journal of Development Studies, 45(3), 929-953
- Unwin, T. (2006) Doing development research ‘at home’, in: Desai, V. and Potter, R. (eds) Doing development research, London: Sage, 104-118
- Unwin, T. (2005) Reflections on ability: the use of ICTs to support people with disabilities in poor countries, in: Milward-Oliver, G. (ed.), Maitland+20 – Fixing the Missing Link, Bradford on Avon: Anima, 165-180 (also published in Japanese by the ITU Association of Japan, 2006, 109-118)
- Wagner, D.A., Day, B., James, T., Kozma, R.B., Miller, J. and Unwin, T. (2005), Monitoring and evaluation of ICT in education projects: a handbook for developing countries, Washington DC: infoDev
- Unwin, T. (2005) Towards a framework for the use of ICT in teacher training in Africa, Open Learning: The Journal of Open and Distance Education, 20(2), 113-129
- Unwin, T. (2004) Beyond budgetary support: pro-poor development agendas for Africa, Third World Quarterly, 25(8), 1501-1523
- Unwin, T. and Saeidi, A. (2004) Wine in the poetry of Hafiz, Journal of Wine Research, 15(2), 97-114.
- Unwin, T. (2004) ICTs for education in Africa, Review of African Political Economy, 31, 150-160
5 responses to “Recent Papers”
No matter how wired or connected a rural community is, no matter GSM or CDMA, WiMax or 3G, broadband or dial-ups are in place, without appropriate literacy to maneuver the technology or the contents that it provides…everything becomes valueless! Contents may not necessarily depend on connectivity!
Thanks – I have mixed views on this! I can (at least) imagine a world where people do not have to have traditional literacy skills to engage with the digital world – voice to text and text to voice enable many interesting solutions for those who cannot read and write!
That voice-to-text or text-to-voice capability will reside in the domain of contents! The entire last decade talked about connectivity only – rarely putting any emphasis on contents or tools that provide knowledge. Your 5C’s do not include the most important C either!
What I conceived many years ago (back in 2005) was the paradox on connectivity versus utility. The flow of knowledge does not have to wait until rural areas get super fast broadband – static knowledge contents can essentially reside in the PC of a rural community centre. They may be missing the latest stock updates, but they would certainly learn how to take care of their agricultural issues, health problems and so on….
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