The global digital divide in the Internet: developed countries constructs and Third World realities

@article{James2005TheGD,
  title={The global digital divide in the Internet: developed countries constructs and Third World realities},
  author={J. James},
  journal={Journal of Information Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={31},
  pages={114 - 123}
}
  • J. James
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology, Computer Science, Business, Political Science
  • Journal of Information Science
  • Defined as the differential degree to which rich and poor countries benefit from new information and communications technologies such as the Internet, the global digital divide is widely measured by international institutions in terms of the number of persons with individual access to those technologies. Yet, while this measure makes sense in the rich countries, where individual ownership is widespread among the population, it makes very little sense in poor countries. For, in the latter, what… CONTINUE READING
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