Globalization and the Digital Divide

by Kirk St.Amant and Bolanle Olaniran

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Introduction: Globalization and the Digital Divide: Understanding the Connections between Technology and Communication in a Global Context (Kirk St. Amant)

Chapter 1: The Spread of Culture under the Umbrella of Globalization (Tugba Kalafatoglu)

Chapter 2: Traditional Cultures and their Effects on Globalization: An African Perspective (Kehbuma Langmia)

Chapter 3: The Role of Appropriate ICT in Bridging the Digital Divide: Theoretical Considerations and Illustrating Cases (Victor van Reijswoud and Arjan de Jager)

Chapter 4: Wireless Networking Bridges the Digital Divide in Africa (Anas Tawileh)

Chapter 5: The Container Project in Rural Jamaica: Socializing Technology and Unleashing Creativity along the Digital Divide (Francesca da Rimini)

Chapter 6: The Web Presence of European and Middle Eastern Countries: A Digital Divide (Alireza Noruzi)

Chapter 7: The Digital Divide in China: Socioeconomic and Cultural Dimensions (Yun Xia)

Chapter 8: Globalization, Epidemics, and Politics: Communicating Risk in the Digital Age (Yasmin Ibrahim)

Chapter 9: The Commercialization of Higher Education and Knowledge as a Global Trend: Implica-tions for the Digital Divide in Developing Countries (Tatjana Takševa)



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