Bringing lost sheep into the fold: questioning the discourse of the digital divide

@article{Klecun2008BringingLS,
  title={Bringing lost sheep into the fold: questioning the discourse of the digital divide},
  author={Ela Klecun},
  journal={IT & People},
  year={2008},
  volume={21},
  pages={267-282}
}
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to critique the discourse of the digital divide and to propose ways of responding to digital inequalities. Design/methodology/approach – Illustrations of arguments are based on reviews of academic literature, projects reports, policy documents and research findings from the Penceil project, and are informed by critical theory. The research consisted of 47 semi-structured interviews and action research involving designing an e-literacy curriculum and… CONTINUE READING

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