Publications

Datafication, Dehumanisation and Participatory Development

Roberts, T. and Zheng, Y. (2022) Does Digitalisation Dehumanise Development? Paper presented at the IFIP 9.4 conference in 2022 on whether datafication and disintermediation is dehumanising development and how participatory development can help. 

Full Conference Paper (peer reviewed)
Key Issues in Digitalisation and Governance

Roberts, T., Hernandez, K., Faith, B., and Prieto Martín, P. (2022) Key Issues in Digitalisation and Governance, Bern: SDC Governance Network, Swiss Development Cooperation. https://www.shareweb.ch/site/DDLGN/topics/DigitalisationAndGovernance/Si...

Commissioned Report
Managing the Risks and Benefits of Digital Social Protection in Humanitarian Settings

Faith, B. and Roberts, T. (2022) Risks, Accountability and Technology thematic working paper for Better Assistance in Crisis. Brighton: Institute of Development Studies https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/20.500.12413/17139/...

Working Paper
Managing the Risks and Benefits of Digital Technologies in Social Assistance Provision

Faith, B.; Roberts, T. and Hernandez, K. (2022) Risks/Accountability/Technology Thematic Working Paper, BASIC Research Working Paper 3, Brighton: Institute of Development Studies, DOI: 10.19088/BASIC.2022.003 https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/20.500.12413/17132/...

Commissioned Report
Digital Citizenship or Digital Authoritarianism

Roberts T. and Bosch T. (2021) Digital Citizenship or Digital Authoritarianism in OECD Development Co-operation Report 2021: Shaping a Just Digital Transformation, Paris, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/sites/ce08832f-en/1/3/2/9/index.html?itemI...

Chapter (peer reviewed)
Digital Technologies and the Future of Poverty and Development

Roberts, T. Hernandez K. and Faith B. (2021) Digital Technologies and the Future of Poverty and Development in Allen T. and Thomas A. Poverty and Development in the 21st Centrury, Oxford University Press. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/poverty-and-development-97801995...

Chapter (peer reviewed)
Decolonising Innovation

Jimenez, A. and Roberts, T. (2021) Decolonising Innovation, in Mazzucato, M. (2021) Public Purpose: industrial policy's comeback and government's role in shared prosperity, Boston Review, Forum 19 (46.3). https://bostonreview.net/forum_response/decolonizing-innovation/

Chapter (peer reviewed)
Surveillance Law in Africa: a review of six countries

Roberts, T. (editor) (2021) Surveillance Law in Africa: a Review of Six Countries, Brighton: Institute of Development Studies, DOI: 10.19088/IDS.2021.059
 
Roberts, T.; Mohamed Ali, A.; Farahat, M.; Oloyede, R. and Mutung’u, G. (2021) Surveillance Law in Africa: a Review of Six Countries, Brighton: Institute of Development Studies, DOI: 10.19088/IDS.2021.059

Chapter (peer reviewed)
Digital Affordances in Participatory Research Methods

Roberts, T. (editor) Digital Technologies in Participatory Research (six chapter section) in Burns, D., Howard, J. and Ospina S. (2021) The SAGE Handbook of Participatory Research and Inquiry, London, SAGE.
 

Roberts, T. (2021) Digital Affordances in Participatory Research Methods, in Burns, D., Howard, J. and Ospina S. (2021) The SAGE Handbook of Participatory Research and Inquiry, London, SAGE. 

Chapter (peer reviewed)
Digital Rights in Closing Civic Space: Lessons From Ten African Countries

Roberts, T. (editor) (2021) Digital Rights in Closing Civic Space: Lessons from Ten African Countries, Brighton: Institute of Development Studies, DOI: 10.19088/IDS.2021.003
https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/20.500.12413/15964/...

Other
Opening and Closing Online Civic Space in Africa: An Introduction to the Digital Rights Landscape

Roberts, T. and Mohamed Ali, A. (2021) ‘Opening and Closing Online Civic Space in Africa: An Introduction to the Ten Digital Rights Landscape Reports’, in T. Roberts (ed.), Digital Rights in Closing Civic Space: Lessons from Ten African Countries, Brighton: Institute of Development Studies, DOI: 10.19088/IDS.2021.005  https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/20.500.12413/15964/...

Chapter (peer reviewed)
South Africa Digital Rights Landscape Report

Bosch, T. and Roberts, T. (2021) South Africa Digital Rights Landscape Report, in T. Roberts (ed.), Digital Rights in Closing Civic Space: Lessons from Ten African Countries, Brighton: Institute of Development Studies, DOI: 10.19088/IDS.2021.010 https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/20.500.12413/15964/...

Chapter (peer reviewed)
Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition: A Literature Review and Proposed Conceptual Framework

Roberts, T. and Hernandez, K. (2021) Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition: A Literature Review and Proposed Conceptual Framework, IDS Working Paper 545, Brighton: Institute of Development Studies, DOI: 10.19088/IDS.2021.018

https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/handle/20.500.12413/15928

Working Paper
Digital Aid: Understanding the Digital Challenges Facing Humanitarian Assistance

Roberts, T. and Faith, B. (2021) Digital Aid: Understanding the Digital Challenges Facing Humanitarian Assistance, Institute of Development Studies, Brighton. DOI: 10.19088/IDS.2021.030 https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/handle/20.500.12413/16484

Commissioned Report
Lessons for Open Data for Development Programmes

Clark, L.; Higdon, G.L.; Stanley, A. and Roberts, T. (2020) 'Lessons for Open Data for Development Programmes', IDS Policy Briefing 171, Brighton: Institute of Development Studies.
https://www.ids.ac.uk/publications/lessons-for-open-data-for-development...

Commissioned Report
Fifty Years of Practice and Innovation in Participatory Video (PV)

Roberts Tony, Muñiz Soledad (2020) Fifty Years of Practice and Innovation in Participatory Video (PV), in: Servaes J. (ed). Handbook of Communication for Development and Social Change. Springer, Singapore.
https://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007%2F978-981-10-7035-8...

Chapter (peer reviewed)
Performance Evaluation of the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition Programme

Louise Clark, L., Higdon, G., Roberts, T., Barnett, I., Hernandez, K., Pietro Martín, P. (2020) Performance Evaluation of the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition Programme, Brighton, Institute for Development Studies. https://iati.fcdo.gov.uk/iati_documents/56313536.pdf

Commissioned Report
The Future of Work: Oxfam's ‘Empower Youth for Work’ Program

Faith, B.; Flynn, J.; Hernandez, K, and Roberts, T. (2020) The Future of Work: Findings of Research Commissioned by the Oxfam ‘Empower Youth for Work’ Program, Oxfam Novib.

https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/handle/20.500.12413/15595

Commissioned Report
Predictive Analytics in Humanitarian Action: a preliminary mapping and analysis.

Hernandez, K. and Roberts, T. (2020). Predictive Analytics in Humanitarian Action: a preliminary mapping and analysis. K4D Emerging Issues Report 33. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies. https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/handle/20.500.12413/15455

Working Paper
Decolonising Innovation using the Andean philosophy of ‘Buen Vivir’

Jimenez, Andrea and Roberts, Tony (2019) Decolonising Neo-Liberal Innovation: Using the Andean Philosophy of ‘Buen Vivir’ to Reimagine Innovation Hubs. In: Nielsen P. and Kimaro H. (eds) Proceedings of the 2019 IFIP International Conference on the Social Implications of Information Technologies in Developing Countries, Vol 552, pp 180-191. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-19115-3_15?fbclid=Iw...

Full Conference Paper (peer reviewed)

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