“The reason behind underdevelopment is lack of technology. This statement is given by

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Q. The reason behind underdevelopment is lack of technology. This statement is given by

1. Daniel Learner and Wilbur Schram

2. Alecsis De Tocyuvil

3. Carl Nice

4. Max Weber

Correct Ans: (1)

Explanation: Daniel Lerner and Wilbur Schramm are credited with linking underdevelopment to a lack of technology. In their works, particularly Lerner’s “The Passing of Traditional Society” (1958) and Schramm’s “Mass Media and National Development” (1964), they emphasized the role of mass media and communication technologies in fostering social and economic development. They argued that modern communication systems are crucial for spreading new ideas, improving education, and facilitating economic growth, thereby addressing the root causes of underdevelopment.

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