Google and the Digital Divide

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  • Author : Elad Segev
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 256 pages
  • ISBN : 1780631782
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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Google and the Digital Divide

Google and the Digital Divide
  • Author : Elad Segev
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 January 2010
GET THIS BOOK Google and the Digital Divide

Beneficial to scholars and students in the fields of media and communication, politics and technology, this book outlines the significant role of search engines in general and Google in particular in widening the digital divide between individuals, organisations and states. It uses innovative methods and research approaches to assess and illustrate the digital divide by comparing the popular search queries in Google and Yahoo in different countries as well as analysing the various biases in Google News and Google Earth.

Google and the Digital Divide

Google and the Digital Divide
  • Author : Elad Segev
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 January 2010
GET THIS BOOK Google and the Digital Divide

Beneficial to scholars and students in the fields of media and communication, politics and technology, this book outlines the significant role of search engines in general and Google in particular in widening the digital divide between individuals, organisations and states. It uses innovative methods and research approaches to assess and illustrate the digital divide by comparing the popular search queries in Google and Yahoo in different countries as well as analysing the various biases in Google News and Google Earth.

The Digital Divide

The Digital Divide
  • Author : Massimo Ragnedda,Glenn W. Muschert
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 June 2013
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This book provides an in-depth comparative analysis of inequality and the stratification of the digital sphere. Grounded in classical sociological theories of inequality, as well as empirical evidence, this book defines ‘the digital divide’ as the unequal access and utility of internet communications technologies and explores how it has the potential to replicate existing social inequalities, as well as create new forms of stratification. The Digital Divide examines how various demographic and socio-economic factors including income, education, age and gender,

The Digital Divide

The Digital Divide
  • Author : Mark Bauerlein
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 08 September 2011
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This definitive work on the perils and promise of the social- media revolution collects writings by today's best thinkers and cultural commentators, with an all-new introduction by Bauerlein. Twitter, Facebook, e-publishing, blogs, distance-learning and other social media raise some of the most divisive cultural questions of our time. Some see the technological breakthroughs we live with as hopeful and democratic new steps in education, information gathering, and human progress. But others are deeply concerned by the eroding of civility online,

Crossing the Bridge of the Digital Divide

Crossing the Bridge of the Digital Divide
  • Author : Anthony H. Normore,Antonia Issa Lahera
  • Publisher : IAP
  • Release : 01 September 2018
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Crossing the Bridge of the Digital Divide: A Walk with Global Leaders explores the combined effect of the rapid growth of information as an increasingly fragmented information base, a large component of which is available only to people with money and/or acceptable institutional affiliations. In the recent past, the outcome of these challenges has been characterized as the "digital divide" between the information “haves” and “have nots” along racial and socio economic lines that seem to widen as time

Beyond the Digital Divide

Beyond the Digital Divide
  • Author : Petr Lupač
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 24 September 2018
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This book advances the understanding of the relationship between social inequality and Internet use by bringing forth a new, contextual approach. It encourages a rethinking of the information society theory, information policies, and the role of social science in the process of informatization.

Human Rights and the Digital Divide

Human Rights and the Digital Divide
  • Author : Anne Peacock
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 June 2019
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The Internet’s importance for freedom of expression and other rights comes in part from the ability it bestows on users to create and share information, rather than just receive it. Within the context of existing freedom of expression guarantees, this book critically evaluates the goal of bridging the 'digital divide' – the gap between those who have access to the Internet and those who do not. Central to this analysis is the examination of two questions: first, is there a

Mapping the Digital Divide in Africa

Mapping the Digital Divide in Africa
  • Author : Bruce Mutsvairo,Massimo Ragnedda
  • Publisher : Amsterdam University Press
  • Release : 09 May 2019
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Despite issues associated with the digital divide, mobile telephony is growing on the continent and the rise of smartphones has given citizens easy access to social networking sites. But the digital divide, which mostly reflects on one's race, gender, socioeconomic status or geographical location, stands in the way of digital progress. What opportunities are available to tame digital disparities? How are different societies in Africa handling digital problems? What innovative methods are being used to provide citizens with access to

Crossing the Digital Divide

Crossing the Digital Divide
  • Author : Culbertson,Dimarogonas,Costello,Lanna
  • Publisher : RAND Corporation
  • Release : 17 December 2019
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Amid a growing global forced displacement crisis, refugees and the organizations that assist them have turned to technology as an important resource in solving problems in humanitarian settings. This report analyzes technology uses, needs, and gaps, as well as opportunities for better using technology to help displaced people and improving the operations of responding agencies.

International Exploration of Technology Equity and the Digital Divide Critical Historical and Social Perspectives

International Exploration of Technology Equity and the Digital Divide  Critical  Historical and Social Perspectives
  • Author : Randolph Leigh, Patricia
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 October 2010
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"This book explores and presents research that centers on the historical, political, sociological, and economic factors that engender global inequities"--Provided by publisher.