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Author: Massimo Ragnedda
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Routledge, 2015.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Massimo Ragnedda
ISBN: 1138960268 9781138960268
OCLC Number: 921187771
Contents: Preface Introduction Massimo Ragnedda and Glenn W. Muschert Section 1: Theories of the Digital Divide Chapter 1. The Reproduction and Reconfiguration of Inequality: Differentiation and Class, Status, and Power in the Dynamics of Digital Divides Bridgette Wessels Chapter 2. A Theory of the Digital Divide Jan A.G.M. van Dijk Section 2: Highly Developed Nations and Regions Chapter 3. The Digital Divide in Europe Nicole Zillien and Mirko Marr Chapter 4. The Internet and Social Inequalities in the U.S. James Witte, Marissa Kiss, and Randy Lynn Chapter 5. Missing In the Midst of Abundance: The Case of Broadband Adoption in Japan Mito Akiyoshi, Motohiro Tsuchiya, and Takako Sano Section 3: Rapidly Developing Large Nations - the BRIC Nations Chapter 6. The Digital Divide in Brazil: Conceptual, Research and Policy Challenges Bernardo Sorj Chapter 7. Digitizing Russia: Uneven Pace of Progress toward Internet Access Equality Inna F. Deviatko Chapter 8. Digital Divide in India: Inferences from the Information and Communication Technology Workforce P. Vigneswara Ilavarasan Chapter 9. China Digital Divide in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan: The Barriers of First Order and Second Order Digital Divide Shu-Fen Tseng and Yu-Ching You Section 4: Eastern Europe Chapter 10. The Internet and Digital Divide in SEE: Connectivity Does Not End the Digital Divide, Skills Do Danica Radovanovic Chapter 11. Closing the Gap, Are We There Yet? Reflections on the Persistence of Second-Level Digital Divide Among Adolescents in Central and Eastern Europe Monica Barbovschi and Bianca Fizesan Chapter 12. Behind the Slogan of "e-State:" Digital Stratification in Estonia Veronika Kalmus, Kairi Talves and Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt Section 5: The Middle East Region Chapter 13. Digitally Divided We Stand: The Contribution of Digital Media to the Arab Spring David M. Faris Chapter 14. Explaining Digital Inequalities in Israel: Juxtaposing the Conflict and Cultural Perspectives Gustavo Mesch, Ilan Talmud and Tanya Kolovov Chapter 15. An Analysis of the Second-Level Digital Divide in Iran: A Case Study of University of Tehran's Undergraduate Students Hamid Abdollahyan, Mehdi Semati and Mohammad Ahmadi Section 6: Under-Studied Countries and Regions Chapter 16. The Digital Divide in the Latin American Context Daniela Trucco Horwitz Chapter 17. The Central Asian Digital Divide Barney Warf Chapter 18. The Double Digital Divide and Social Inequality in Asia: Comparative Research on Internet Cafes in Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, and the Philippines Tomohisa Hirata Chapter 19. Dimensions of the Mobile Divide in Niger Gado Alzouma Afterword Internet Freedom, Nuanced Digital Divides, and the Internet Craftsman Sascha D. Meinrath, James Losey and Benjamin Lennett


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