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The Aakash tablet and technological imaginaries of mass education in contemporary India

Phalkey, Jahnavi and Chattapadhyay, Sumandro (2015) The Aakash tablet and technological imaginaries of mass education in contemporary India. South Asia @ LSE (12 Feb 2015). Website.

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Abstract

In a new paper published this month Jahnavi Phalkey and Sumandro Chattapadhyay explore public initiatives in technological solutions for educating the poor and the disadvantaged in independent India. Here, the authors offer an edited excerpt, tracing the recent history of technological solutions for mass education and unpacking the narrative of ‘failure’ that is associated with the Aakash experiment.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
L Education > L Education (General)
Sets: Collections > South Asia @ LSE
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2017 15:51
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2020 02:09
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/74785

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