Involvement in (the Information) Society - The Joensuu Community Resource Centre Netcafé

  title={Involvement in (the Information) Society - The Joensuu Community Resource Centre Netcaf{\'e}},
  author={Johanna Uotinen},
  journal={New Media & Society},
Finland is said to be at the forefront of information society development. However, the rhetoric has been deterministic, presenting an inevitable phenomenon to which all citizens have to adapt. There has been a tendency to ignore all social, regional and local differences. The province of North Karelia aspires to be a more citizen-oriented information society. The Joensuu Community Resource Centre (CRC) Netcafé is a place which provides the opportunity (but not the necessity) for spontaneous… CONTINUE READING
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