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Slipping through the Net: digital and other communication divides within South Africa

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Langa, Zakes (main author), Conradie, Pieter (author), Roberts, Benjamin (author)
Format:
Book chapter
Publication Date:
2006-03
URL:
http://www.ictportal.org.za/documents/d00024/Slipping_through_Net_SA_2006.pdf
Published:
South Africa
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Box: 154
Subject Term:
communication systems, computers, development communication, development issues, distribution, information issues, information needs, information systems, Internet, rural areas, rural populations, rural-urban difference, socio-economic aspects, South Africa, information technology, digital, digital divide, information access
Notes:
Retrieved December 9, 2006, Chapter 7 in Udesh Pillay, Benjamin Roberts and Stephen Rule (eds.), South African social attitudes: changing times, diverse voices. Human Sciences Research Council, HSRC Press, Cape Town, South Africa. 400 pages., "the digital divide is likely to remain with us in the medium to long term, thus reinforcing the gap between the included and the excluded." Authors examine the divide and the socio-economic factors related to it.