Patience Akpan

Assoc Professor

  • 60 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
20022017
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Research Output 2002 2017

  • 60 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 8 Article
  • 1 Chapter
2017
7 Citations (Scopus)

The Digital Gender Divide: Confronting Obstacles to Women's Development in Africa

Alozie, N. & Akpan, P., Jan 1 2017, In : Development Policy Review. 35, 2, p. 137-160 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

information and communication technology
communication technology
gender
information technology
gender disparity
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

Global liberalization on homosexuality: Explaining the African gap

Alozie, N., Thomas, K. & Akpan, P., Feb 28 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Social Science Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homosexuality
homosexuality
liberalization
urbanization
Urbanization
2011
15 Citations (Scopus)

Sizing up information and communication technologies as agents of political development in sub-Saharan Africa

Alozie, N., Akpan, P. & Foster, W. A., Sep 2011, In : Telecommunications Policy. 35, 8, p. 752-763 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

political development
communication technology
information technology
Communication
Anchors
2010

Coordination, convergence or contradiction: Information and communication technologies for integration and development in southern Africa and the southern cone

Akpan, P. & Parmentier, M. J. C., Apr 15 2010, The Rise of Technological Power in the South. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 300-319 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Southern Africa
Information and communication technology
6 Citations (Scopus)
technology adoption
information and communication technology
micro level
communication technology
information technology
2009
4 Citations (Scopus)
information and communication technology
regional integration
regional development
communication technology
information technology
2008

Discourse as practice in Nigeria's IT industry-A research in progress

Akpan, P., 2008, In : Information Technology for Development. 14, 4, p. 328-332 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Industry
2003
24 Citations (Scopus)

Basic-needs to globalization: Are icts the missing link?

Akpan, P., 2003, In : Information Technology for Development. 10, 4, p. 261-274 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

basic needs
basic need
globalization
Economics
marginalization
2002
2 Citations (Scopus)
basic needs
information and communication technology
information technology
communication
modernization