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Globalization and the Digital Divide

Index

access

to information, 73, 75–76, 79, 90, 96–97, 142–143, 156, 168, 170, 198–199, 230, 238, 240–243

to the Internet, 4–6, 90, 94, 97, 142–143, 155–156, 184, 238

to technology, 48, 53, 65, 72, 75, 93–94, 96, 108–109, 113, 132, 142, 147, 163, 177, 184–185, 231, 239, 246, 249

Africana Critical Theory, 7, 37, 49–52

African Virtual University, 242

AfrocentricSee also Afrocentricity, 51–52

AfrocentricitySee also Afrocentric, 7, 37, 49–52

AIDSSee HIV/AIDS

americanization, 20, 43

appropriate ICT

defined, 67

design of, 74–76

examples of, 70–74

framework for, 67–70, 80–81

implementation of, 76–79

appropriate technology (AT), 7, 60, 62–65, 80

Arts and Technology Center (ARTEC), 110

bioterrorism, 204, 207, 209, 215, 217

China Internet Network Information Center (CINIC), 162–163, 169, 171, 177, 181, 183

colonialismSee also neocolonialism, 38, 123

context

high-context cultures, 24–29, 161, 168, 171–183

low-context cultures, 24–29, 168

copyright, 96, 238

country code top-level domain (ccTLD), 145–147, 150–151

cultural integration, 18, 40

curriculum, 53, 248, 250

developing nations, 60, 97, 143, 228, 230, 232–234, 237–240

dialects, 18, 43

digital divide

assessing degrees of variation, 145, 152, 168–169

attitudes contributing to, 38, 46–48, 90, 142, 162–164, 171–172, 185–187, 216–219, 228–231, 241–242, 250

defined, 5, 46, 90, 104, 142, 162–163, 199–200, 229

exclusionary factors, 46–49, 143

global digital divide, 5–7, 59, 61, 79, 79, 89–90, 95, 99, 104, 106, 119, 125, 132, 198, 216–220, 227–232, 234–235, 237, 241, 246, 252