A Conceptual Framework for Examining Digital Inequality

  title={A Conceptual Framework for Examining Digital Inequality},
  author={Lynette Kvasny},
As information and communication technologies (ICT) are disseminated into inner-city communities, we tend to assume that broader access will naturally improve the life chances of the local actors that live in these historically underserved neighborhoods. However it is also prudent to challenge this assumption through an examination of the unintentional effects. Using empirical examples from an ethnographic study of a community technology initiative, this paper presents a conceptual framework… CONTINUE READING