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Lisa J. Servon - Bridging the Digital Divide - 9780631232421 - V9780631232421
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Bridging the Digital Divide

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Description for Bridging the Digital Divide Paperback. This work investigates problems of unequal access to information technology in the United States. The author examines how the problem arose, how serious it is, and what the future implications might be if the gap in access continues to grow. Series: Information Age Series. Num Pages: 320 pages, 27 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; GTC; JH; UBJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 155 x 16. Weight in Grams: 404.

Bridging the Digital Divide investigates problems of unequal access to information technology. The author redefines this problem, examines its severity, and lays out what the future implications might be if the digital divide continues to exist.

  • Examines unequal access to information technology in the United States.
  • Analyses the success or failure of policies designed to address the digital divide.
  • Draws on extensive fieldwork in several US cities.
  • Makes recommendations for future public policy.
  • Series editor: Manuel Castells.

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
Series
Information Age Series
Number of Pages
296
Place of Publication
Hoboken, United States
ISBN
9780631232421
SKU
V9780631232421
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-50

About Lisa J. Servon
Lisa J. Servon is Associate Professor of Management and Urban Policy and Associate Director, Community Development Research Center, Milano Graduate School of Management and Urban Policy, New School University. Her work focuses on urban economic development and urban poverty and her first book, Bookstrap Capital: Microenterprises and the American Poor was published in 1999.

Reviews for Bridging the Digital Divide
‘Bridging the Digital Divide makes it clear that the digital divide is only one symptom of persistent poverty
a problem that touches us all. Fortunately, this is a case in which treating the symptom may help cure the disease. Servon’s book shows us that programs aimed at closing the divide are creating pathways out of poverty for many low-income ... Read more

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