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The digital divide : facing a crisis or creating a myth? / edited by Benjamin M. Compaine.

Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2001.
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Book
xvi, 357 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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MIT Press sourcebooks
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Subjects:
Digital divide -- United States.
Information technology -- Social aspects -- United States.
Contents:
The set-up: documenters of the digital divide
Falling through the net: a survey of the "have-nots" in rural and urban America / National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Falling through the net: defining the digital divide / National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The evolution of the digital divide: examining the relationship of race to internet access and usage over time / Donna L. Hoffman, Thomas P. Novak, Ann E. Schlosser
The context: background and texture
Information gaps: myth or reality? / Benjamin M. Compaine
Universal service from the bottom up: a study of telephone penetration in Camden, New Jersey / Milton L. Mueller, Jorge Reina Schement
Universal access to online services: an examination of the issue / Benjamin M. Compaine, Mitchell J. Weinraub
Universal service policies as wealth redistribution / Milton L. Mueller / Equality in the information age / William E. Kennard
The digital divide confronts the Telecommunications Act of 1996: economic reality versus public policy. The first triennial review, 1999 / Mark Cooper, Gene Kimmelman
The e-rate in America: a tale of four cities / Andy Carvin, Chris Conte, Allen Gilbert
Universal access to email: feasibility and societal implications / Robert H. Anderson, Tora K. Bikson, Sally Ann Law, Bridger M. Mitchell
Clinton enlists help for plan to increase computer use / Marc Lacey
Reality check: tracking a moving target in high-tech time
Internet and society: a preliminary report / Norman H. Nie, Lutz Erbring
The digital world of Hispanics in the United States / Cheskin Research

Survey of Americans on technology / National Public Radio, Kaiser Family Foundation, and Kennedy School of Government
The truth about the digital divide / Ekaterina O. Walsh, Michael E. Gazala, Christine Ham
Internet access spreads to more classrooms, survey finds / Pamela Mendets
Cheap computers bridge digital divide / John Simons
This internet start-up looks to conquer an online divide / Timothy Hanrahan
What's it all mean?
Of gaps by which democracy we measure / Jorge Reina Schement
Falling for the gap: whatever happened to the digital divide? / Adam Clayton Powell III
Declare the war won / Benjamin M. Compaine.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Compaine, Benjamin M.
ISBN:
0262531933 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0262032872 (hc.)
OCLC:
45230379