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by Lisa J. Servon

Category: Social Sciences
Subcategory: Other
Author: Lisa J. Servon
ISBN: 0631232419
ISBN13: 978-0631232414
Language: English
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (August 15, 2002)
Pages: 296
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The author redefines this problem, examines its severity, and lays out what the future implications might be if the digital divide continues to exist.

Similar books to Bridging the Digital Divide: Technology, Community and Public Policy (Information Age Series Book 1). Kindle e-Readers. Kindle (5th Generation). This book is very dry, but in a good way, laying out where exactly the digital divide falls and assessing how programs across the country have tried to answer the question: Why cant Johnny surf? A must-read for serious technology activists.

Bridging the Digital Divide makes it clear that the digital divide is only one symptom of persistent poverty - a. .

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 technology users, who are acquiring career skills, educational advantages, and new knowledge that can lead to living-wage jobs. - Laura Breeden, Director, America Connects Consortium.

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Bridging the Digital Divide would be a good choice as. a textbook for undergraduates and graduate students on. the intersection of poverty, economic development, and 140. gy policy and guidance in develop-.

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Lisa J. Servon is the chair of the City and Regional Planning Department at the University of Pennsylvania. Bridging the Digital Divide: Technology, Community, and Public Policy (Blackwell, 2002). She specializes in studies of urban poverty, community development, economic development, and issues of gender and race. She is one of the primary faculty in the Community and Economic Development concentration Contents.

The book concludes with the author?s recommendations for future public policy on the digital divide.

The author redefines this problem, examines its severity, and lays out what the future implications might be if the digital divide continues to exist. This is also the first book to assess empirically the policies in the United States designed to address the social problems arising from the digital divide. It analyzes policies at both federal and local level, as well as looking at the success of community–based initiatives. The book concludes with the author?s recommendations for future public policy on the digital divide. Похожие книги: Bridging the Digital Divide.

The author redefines thisproblem, examines its severity, and lays out what the futureimplications might be if the digital divide continues toexist

The author redefines thisproblem, examines its severity, and lays out what the futureimplications might be if the digital divide continues toexist. Analyses the success or failure of policies designed to addressthe digital divide. Draws on extensive fieldwork in several US cities.

Bridging the Digital Divide: Technology, Community and Public Policy Analyses the success or failure of policies designed to address the digital.

Bridging the Digital Divide: Technology, Community and Public Policy. The author redefines this problem, examines its severity, and lays out what the future implications might be if the digital divide continues to exist. Analyses the success or failure of policies designed to address the digital divide. Makes recommendations for future public policy.

Bridging the Digital Divide investigates problems of unequalaccess to information technology. The author redefines thisproblem, examines its severity, and lays out what the futureimplications might be if the digital divide continues toexist.Examines unequal access to information technology in the UnitedStates.Analyses the success or failure of policies designed to addressthe digital divide.Draws on extensive fieldwork in several US cities.Makes recommendations for future public policy.Series editor: Manuel Castells.
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