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Inequity in the technopolis : race, class, gender, and the digital divide in Austin

Author: Joseph D Straubhaar
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A ten-year longitudinal study of the impact of national, state, and local programs that address issues of digital divide and digital inclusion

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph D Straubhaar
ISBN: 9780292728714 0292728719
OCLC Number: 747947340
Description: xii, 284 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Digital inequity in the Austin technopolis: an introduction / Joseph Straubhaar [and others] --
Structuring race in the cultural geography of Austin / Jeremiah Spence [and others] --
A history of high tech and the technopolis in Austin / Lisa Hartenberger, Zeynep Tufekci, and Stuart Davis --
Past and future divides: social mobility, inequality, and the digital divide in Austin during the tech boom / Zeynep Tufekci --
The digital divide: the national debate and federal- and state-level programs / Ed Lenert [and others] --
Crossing the digital divide: local initiatives in Austin / Carolyn Cunningham [and others] --
Structuring access: the role of Austin public access centers in digital inclusion / Roberta Lentz [and others] --
Bridging the broadband gap or recreating digital inequalities? The Social shaping of public wi-fi in Austin / Martha Fuentes-Bautista and Nobuya Inagaki --
Communities, cultural capital, and digital inclusion: ten years of tracking techno-dispositions and techno-capital / Viviana Rojas [and others].
Responsibility: edited by Joseph Straubhaar [and others].
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"Inequity in the Technopolis is a neat exploration of economic and cultural forces at play during about a twenty-five year period in metropolitan Austin related to the technology boom of the late Read more...

 
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