Community-Level Access Divides: A Refugee Camp Case Study

  title={Community-Level Access Divides: A Refugee Camp Case Study},
  author={Paul Schmitt and Daniel Iland and Elizabeth M. Belding-Royer and Brian M. Tomaszewski and Ying Xu and Carleen F. Maitland},
  journal={Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development},
  • Paul SchmittDaniel Iland C. Maitland
  • Published 3 June 2016
  • Business
  • Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development
Despite the appearance of uniform availability of mobile services, in many locales granular network analyses reveal the persistence of physical access divides. It stands to reason these divides, similar to those at larger scales, are also reflections of community-level social and economic divides. In this research, we examine community-level physical access divides in the context of a Syrian refugee camp. The investigation combines detailed network and organizational analyses to characterize… 

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