Publications

Digital Affordances in Participatory Research Methods

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. 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
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

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