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Communication and Information Technologies Annual: Digital Distinctions & Inequalities Vol: 10

Shelia R. Cotten
Michigan State University, USA

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14 Dec 2015
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
320 pages - 152 x 229 x 21mm
Studies in Media and Communications
Sponsored by the Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Section of the American Sociological Association, Volume 10 of the Communication and Information Technologies Annual, Digital Distinctions & Inequalities, brings together nine studies of this increasingly important form of inequality. Drawn from four continents, the research provides a global overview of the current state of the field in different cultural contexts. As a whole, the volume illuminates the complexities of digital inequalities as they are manifested in groups and societies EURO"even when access is widespread. In their depth and breadth, the volume's contributions provide an indispensable guide to emergent forms of digital inequality as it rapidly evolves.
Cultural Stratification on the Internet: Five Clusters of Values and Beliefs among Users in Britain. The Third-Level Digital Divide: Who Benefits Most from Being Online?. What is New in the Digital Divide? Understanding Internet Use by Teenagers from Different Social Backgrounds. From Divides to Capitals: An Exploration of Digital Divides as Expressions of Social and Cultural Capital. Mind the Emotional Gap: The Impact of Emotional Costs on Student Learning Outcomes. Online Banking for the Ages: Generational Differences in Institutional and System Trust. Interethnic Ties via Mobile Communications in Homogeneous and Ethnically Mixed Cities: A Structural Diversification Approach. Contextualizing Open Wi-Fi Network Use with Multiple Capitals. Roads and Roadblocks to Digital Inclusion: An Analysis of a Public Policy Program in California. About the Authors. About the Editors. Acknowledgments. Copyright page. EDITORIAL BOARD. Communication and Information Technologies Annual. List of Contributors. Studies in Media and Communications. Communication and Information Technologies Annual. Introduction: Digital Distinctions and Inequalities.

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