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There is widespread concern that the explosive growth of the Internet is exacerbating existing inequalities between the information rich and poor. \[I\]Digital Divide\[/I\] sets out to examine the evidence for access and use of the Internet in 179 nations across the world. A global divide is evident between industrialized and developing societies. A social divide is apparent between rich and poor within each nation. And within the online community, evidence for a democratic divide is emerging between those who do and do not use Internet resources to engage, mobilize and participate in public life.

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There is widespread concern that the Internet is exacerbating inequalities between the information rich and poor.

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'There is widespread concern that the explosive growth of the Internet is exacerbating existing inequalities between the information rich and poor. Digital Divide sets out to examine the evidence for access and use of the Internet in 179 nations across the world.\n

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Synopsis:

There is widespread concern that the explosive growth of the Internet is exacerbating existing inequalities between the information rich and poor. Digital Divide sets out to examine the evidence for access and use of the Internet in 179 nations across the world. A global divide is evident between industrialized and developing societies. A social divide is apparent between rich and poor within each nation. And within the online community, evidence for a democratic divide is emerging between those who do and do not use Internet resources to engage, mobilize and participate in public life.

Synopsis:

There is widespread concern that the Internet is exacerbating inequalities between the information rich and poor.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-285) and index.

Table of Contents

Part I. Introductory Framework: 1. The digital divide; 2. Understanding the digital divide: wired world; 3. Social inequalities; Part II. The Virtual Political System: 4. Theories of digital democracy; 5. e-governance; 6. Online parliaments; 7. Virtual parties; 8. Civic society; Part III. The Democratic Divide: 9. Cyberculture; 10. Digital engagement; 11. Conclusions: promoting digital democracy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521002233
Editor:
Bennett, W. Lance
Editor:
Entman, Robert M.
Editor:
Bennett, W. Lance
Editor:
Entman, Robert M.
Author:
Norris, Pippa
Author:
Bennett, W. Lance
Author:
Entman, Robert M.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Practical Politics
Subject:
Computer network resources
Subject:
Internet
Subject:
Political participation
Subject:
Participation politique
Subject:
Digital divide
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Political Process - General
Subject:
Fossâe numâerique
Subject:
Internet - Social aspects
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Communication, Society, and Politics
Series Volume:
no. ID-02
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
37 b/w illus. 2 maps 42 tables
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.00x9.00x.72 in. 1.04 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 'There is widespread concern that the explosive growth of the Internet is exacerbating existing inequalities between the information rich and poor. Digital Divide sets out to examine the evidence for access and use of the Internet in 179 nations across the world.\n

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"Synopsis" by , There is widespread concern that the explosive growth of the Internet is exacerbating existing inequalities between the information rich and poor. Digital Divide sets out to examine the evidence for access and use of the Internet in 179 nations across the world. A global divide is evident between industrialized and developing societies. A social divide is apparent between rich and poor within each nation. And within the online community, evidence for a democratic divide is emerging between those who do and do not use Internet resources to engage, mobilize and participate in public life.
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