Digital Divide Complacency: Misconceptions and Dangers

  title={Digital Divide Complacency: Misconceptions and Dangers},
  author={J. James},
  journal={The Information Society},
  pages={54 - 61}
  • J. James
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology, Psychology, Computer Science
  • The Information Society
  • In the United States an intense debate has taken place between those wishing to minimize the digital divide and others who are skeptical of this view. In regard to the global digital divide, by contrast, although a similar type of complacency can be found, it has not yet been seriously debated. This article, accordingly, hopes to initiate such a discussion. It attacks the notions that information technology can be easily compared with the earlier diffusion of consumer durable goods, that the… CONTINUE READING
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