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Cyberghetto or cybertopia? : race, class, and gender on the Internet

Author: Bosah L Ebo
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The chapters in this volume examine the issue of social justice on the Internet by using a variety of methodological and theoretical perspectives.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bosah L Ebo
ISBN: 0275959937 9780275959937
OCLC Number: 37442677
Description: x, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Internet or outernet? / Bosah Ebo --
Exposing the great equalizer : demythologizing Internet equity / Alecia Wolf --
Ensuring social justice for the new underclass : community interventions to meet the needs of the new poor / John G. McNutt --
The challenge of cyberspace : Internet access and persons with disabilities / Mark Borchert --
Cyber-soldiering : race, class, and new media use in the U.S. Army / Morten G. Ender and David R. Segal --
How the Web was won : the commercialization of cyberspace / James L. McQuivey --
Challenging the Mandarins : comparing city characteristics and nationwide newspaper coverage of the Internet, 1993-95 / John C. Pollock and Elvin Montero --
Domination and democracy in cyberspace : reports from the majority media and ethnic/gender margins / Meta G. Carstarphen and Jacqueline Johnson Lambiase --
Equity and access to computer technology for grades K-12 / Paulete Robinson --
On the electronic information frontier : training the information-poor in an age of unequal access / Rebecca Carrier --
Democratizing Internet access in the lesbian, gay, and bisexual communities / Nadine S. Koch and H. Eric Schockman --
Communicative style and gender differences in computer-mediated communications / Kevin Crowston and Ericka Kammerer --
Netsex : empowerment through discourse / Charlene Blair --
Embracing the machine : quilt and quilting as community-building architecture / Andrew F. Wood and Tyrone L. Adams.
Responsibility: edited by Bosah Ebo.

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