The Digital Divide as a Complex and Dynamic Phenomenon

@article{Dijk2000TheDD,
  title={The Digital Divide as a Complex and Dynamic Phenomenon},
  author={Jan Agm van Dijk and Kenneth Hacker},
  journal={Inf. Soc.},
  year={2000},
  volume={19},
  pages={315-326}
}
The purpose of this article is to propose a fruitful analytical framework for data supposedly related to the concept of the socalled “digital divide.” The extent and the nature of this divide depend on the kind of access defined. Considering the possession of hardware, growing divides among different categories of income, employment, education, age, and ethnicity can be proved to have existed in the 1980s and 1990s according to official American and Dutch statistics. If only by effects of… CONTINUE READING
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