Publications

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
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. http://iati.dfid.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)
Closing Civic Space and Inclusive Development in Ethiopia

Roberts, Tony (2019) Closing Civic Space and Inclusive Development in Ethiopia, IDS Working Paper 527, Brighton: IDS. https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/handle/123456789/14471

Working Paper
Digital Access is Not Binary: the 5 'A's of Technology Access in the Philippines

Roberts, Tony and Hernandez, Kevin (2019) Digital Access is not Binary: the 5 'A's of Technology Access in the Philippines. Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries.
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/isd2.12084

Journal Article (peer reviewed)
Assessing the Role of Social Media and Digital Technology in Violence Reporting

Roberts, Tony and Marchais, Gauthier (2018) Assessing the Role of Social Media and Digital Technology in Violence Reporting, Contemporary Readings in Law and Social Justice Vol.10 (2), 2018, pp. 9–42, ISSN 1948-9137, eISSN 2162-2752.  doi:10.22381/CRLSJ10220181
https://addletonacademicpublishers.com/search-in-crlsj/3343-assessing-th...

Journal Article (peer reviewed)
Towards a More Gender-Inclusive Open Source Community

Faith Becky, Roberts Tony and Berdou Evangelia. (2018) Towards a More Gender-Inclusive Open Source Community, Washington, Digital Impact Alliance.
https://digitalimpactalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/GenderOSS_v...

Commissioned Report
Leaving No One Behind in a Digital World

Hernandez, Kevin and Roberts, Tony (2018) Leaving No One Behind in a Digital World. K4D Emerging Issues Report, Brighton, UK, Institute of Development Studies.
https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/123456789/14147/Eme...

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

Roberts Tony, Muñiz Soledad (forthcoming) 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)
What Does Closing Civic Space Mean for Development?

Hossain Naomi, Khurana Nalini, Mohmand Shandana, Nazneen Sohela, Oosterom Marjoke, Roberts Tony, Santos, Ricardo, Shankland Alex, and Schröder Patrick (2018) What Does Closing Civic Space Mean for Development? A Literature Review and Proposed Conceptual Framework, IDS Working Paper 515, Brighton, Institute of Development Studies.
https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/123456789/13962/Wp5...

Working Paper
From Simple Fixes to Systemic Enablers: The Future of Digital Development

Ramalingham, Ben.; Faith, Becky.; Hernandez, Kevin.; Prieto Martin, Pedro. and Roberts, Tony (2017) From Simple Fixes to Systemic Enablers: The Future of Digital Development, Brighton: IDS.
http://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/handle/123456789/14296

Commissioned Report
The Techno-centric Gaze: incorporating citizen participation technologies into participatory governance processes

Roberts, Tony and Hernandez, Kevin (2017) The techno-centric gaze: Incorporating Citizen Participation Technologies into Participatory Governance Processes in the Philippines, Making All Voices Count Research Report, Brighton: IDS.
link to report here

Working Paper
Assessing the Role of Social Media and Digital Technology in Violence Reporting

Roberts, Tony and Marchais, Gauthier (2017) Assessing the Role of Social Media and Digital Technologies in Violence Reporting, IDS Working Paper 492, Brighton, Institute of Development Studies. Publisher IDS, ISBN: 978-1-78118-385-4
https://www.ids.ac.uk/publications/assessing-the-role-of-social-media-and-digital-technology-in-violence-reporting/

Working Paper
Participatory Technologies: Affordances for Development

Roberts, Tony (2017) Participatory Technologies: Affordances for Development. In: Choudrie J., Islam M., Wahid F., Bass J., Priyatma J. (eds) Information and Communication Technologies for Development. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, vol 504. Springer.
link to final copy of record here

Full Conference Paper (peer reviewed)
Critical Agency and Development: Applying Freire and Sen to ICT4D in Zambia and Brazil

Poveda, Sammia & Roberts, Tony (2017): Critical Agency and Development: applying Freire and Sen to ICT4D in Zambia and Brazil, Information Technology for Development journal,
link to the official copy of record here

Journal Article (peer reviewed)
'Geek Heresy: an Heretical View of Technology for Development'

Roberts, Tony (2016), Geek Heresy: an heretical view of technology for development - Book Review in The Journal Of Community Informatics, 12(2).
link to the document online

Review of book/film/article
Women's Use of Participatory Video Technology to Tackle Gender Inequality in Zambia’s ICT Sector

Roberts, Tony (2016), Women's Use of Participatory Video Technology to Tackle Gender Inequality in Zambia’s ICT Sector, in: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology and Development, 4-6 June 2016, Ann Arbor, USA.
Link to document online

Full Conference Paper (peer reviewed)
Critical Agency in ICT4D PhD Thesis

Roberts, Tony (2015), Critical Agency in ICT4D, Unpublished PhD, Royal Holloway University of London, Copy of Record

Doctoral thesis

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