ERIC Number: ED459781
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
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The Digital Divide: The View from Latin America and the Caribbean.
This paper discusses the digital divide from the perspective of Latin America and the Caribbean. Highlights include: new issues that make access to electronic resources difficult for users; differences in technological infrastructure among countries; how Internet users are distributed worldwide; Internet access in Africa; the number of students per computers and number of schools with Internet access in 50 U.S. states; percentage of U.S. citizens using the Internet by race; reasons why people quit using the Internet; the online racial divide in the United States; and the digital divide in Mexico, including statistics on computer use. (Contains 16 references.) (MES)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Internet, Tables (Data), Technological Advancement, Users (Information)
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; Mexico; United States