The digital divide

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Juvenile literature, Digital divide, Information so
Statementby Peggy J. Parks
SeriesCompact research
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LC ClassificationsHM851 .P362 2013
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL25340264M
ISBN 101601522665
ISBN 139781601522665
LC Control Number2012021782

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58 books based on 2 votes: The Digital Divide: Arguments for and Against Facebook, Google, Texting, and the Age of Social Networking by Mark Bauerlein, T. The term ‘digital divide' refers to the widening gap between those with access to technology and those without. The issue has sparked a major debate, with former President Bill Cinton calling it "the chasm between the information haves and have-nots.".

The Digital Divide: Arguments for and Against Facebook, Google, Texting, and the Age of Social Networking [Bauerlein, Mark] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Digital Divide: Arguments for and Against Facebook, Google, Texting, and the Age of Social NetworkingCited by: In this book, the problem of Digital divide is defined as that digital technology (computers and the Internet) is playing a role in widening social gaps throughout our society, particularly among young people.

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As mentioned in the beginning of this book, digital technology is the issues of access and content, the aspects of quantitative and Cited by:   The Digital Divide is a fascinating collection of essays that analyze, celebrate, and lament the digital world in the dawn of Web Even though some of the essays were written over ten years ago and talk about entities that are no longer relevant (Friendster, for example), it is the themes in the essays that resonate and make them timeless/5.

Beneficial to scholars and students in the fields of media and communication, politics and technology, this book outlines the significant role of search engines in general and Google in particular in widening the digital divide between individuals, organisations and states.

This book presents data supporting the existence of a gap–along racial, economic, ethnic, and education lines–between those who have access to the latest information technologies and those who do not. The Digital Divide refers to the perceived gap between those who have access to the latest information technologies and those who do not.

But The Digital Divide doesn't take sides. Framing the discussion so that leading voices from across the spectrum, supporters and detractors alike, have the opportunity to weigh in on the profound issues raised by the new media-from questions of reading skills and attention span, to cyber-bullying and the digital playground- Bauerlein's new.

The Digital Divide and What To Do About It Eszter Hargittai papers-at-eszter-dot-com Sociology Department Princeton University This is a pre-print version of the book chapter to appear in the “New. The Digital Divide in the Latin American Context Daniela Trucco Horwitz Chapter The Central Asian Digital Divide Barney Warf Chapter The Double Digital Divide and Social Inequality in Asia: Comparative Research on Internet Cafes in Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, and the Philippines Tomohisa Hirata Chapter In the rst, frequently cited scienti c book about the digital divide appeared: Pippa Norris () distinguished a global divide (industrial- ized and developing countries), a social divide.

Digital Divide: Civic Engagement, Information Poverty, and the Internet Worldwide Pippa Norris, McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics Pippa Norris Cambridge University Press, - Business & Economics - pages1/5(1).

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Book Description. Drawing on the thought of Max Weber, in particular his theory of stratification, this book engages with the question of whether the digital divide simply extends traditional forms of inequality, or whether it also includes new forms of social exclusion, or perhaps manifests counter-trends that alleviate traditional inequalities whilst constituting new modalities of inequality.

A digital divide is any uneven distribution in the access to, use of, or impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) between any number of distinct groups.

These groups may be defined based on social, geographical, or geopolitical criteria, or otherwise. Because of ICT high cost, its adoption and utilization is highly uneven across the globe. The digital divide creates a chasm of culture between the techies and the non-techies, leaving us to feel like foreigners, minorities who have tasted the fruit of effectiveness and efficiency.

Yet, when it comes to sharing this epiphany to clients, employers and even leaders in our community and government, we often fail. the nature of this “digital divide” or as I will argue, the four digital divides that separate the information-rich and -poor -- that is, the divides between those included in and excluded from the Information Age.

The Four Digital Divides The “digital divide” is widely regarded as a unitary phenomenon. And as a first. By presenting the experiences of a population of predominately working-class women whose perspectives are largely ignored in the debates about the impact of technology on our world, Digital Dead End argues that equity-based responses to the 'digital divide' are often misguided themselves.

Any person who is working for social justice in the world of technology would benefit from reading this book. The digital divide limits business development in low-income areas of cities and in rural areas. “Broadband infrastructure is a critical component of creating an ecosystem that supports entrepreneurship, enabling businesses to expand market reach and customer bases,” Barton writes in the recently released : Karen Mracek.

Bridging Cleveland’s Digital Divide ← Back to Blog Octo by Cleveland Foundation Economic Transformation, Grantmaking, Strengthening Cleveland In today’s digital world, technology drives almost every element of our daily lives, from jobs and. ‘Bridging the Digital Divide makes it clear that the digital divide is only one symptom of persistent poverty -- a problem that touches us all.

Fortunately, this is a case in which treating the symptom may help cure the disease. Servon’s book shows us that programs aimed at closing the divide are creating pathways out of poverty for many low-income technology users, who are acquiring. Contrary to optimistic visions of a free internet for all, the problem of the digital divide the disparity between those with access to internet technology and those without has persisted for close to twenty-five this textbook, Jan van Dijk considers the state of digital inequality and what we can do to tackle it.

Through an accessible framework based on empirical research, he. Get this from a library. The digital divide. [Peggy J Parks] -- Presents information about the impact technology has on individuals and organizations whose access to media and resources is.

Digital Divide - by Pippa Norris September The year dawned like any other but, in retrospect, it witnessed two major developments of immense historical by: 3. This book establishes a critical foundation from which some of these aspirations could be advanced in the future.

The digital divide is not just a human rights challenge nor will it be overcome through human rights law alone. Nevertheless, human rights law could and should do more than it has thus far.

The Digital Divide. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. Bidisha_Roy. Key Concepts: Terms in this set (11) Digital Divide Definition.

The gap between people who have effective access to digital information and technology and those who have limited or no access at all. The divide is not fixed or static. The digital divide reflects various differences among and within countries. The ability of individuals and businesses to take advantage of the Internet varies significantly across the OECD area as well as between OECD and non-member countries.

International organizations, governments, academics, and technology leaders will gather at the IGF to address the urgent need to intensify global efforts to bridge the digital divide. As Life Moves Online, an Older Generation Faces a Digital Divide Uncomfortable with tech, many are struggling to use modern tools to keep up with friends and family in the pandemic.

Digital Divide: /ch Since when the World Wide Web (WWW) was first made available to the public, it has revolutionized the ways the global community engages each other.

And nothing quite compares to the physical-digital divide Covid is revealing and how it affects the nature of work. and Amazon. He is a coauthor (with Karim Lakhani) of the book Competing. Digital Divide examines access and use of the Internet in nations world-wide.

A global divide is evident between industrialized and developing societies. A social divide is apparent between rich and poor within each by:   Digital Divide is proof that good writers and their stories can cross mediums and still tell excellent stories. There aren't many people who can go from sequential-art-based story writing, where each page has to have a purpose and a flow and move the story or set up a punchline, and write an excellent book with a well-thought-through plot line 5/5.

The new digital divide raises important questions about social equity in an information-driven world. But it is also a matter of protecting our economic future.