ERIC Number: EJ666822
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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The Internet: Creating Equity through Continuous Education or Perpetuating a Digital Divide? Essay Review of "Race in Cyberspace," edited by Beth E. Kolko, Lisa Nakamura, and Gilbert B. Rodman; "The Internet: An Ethnographic Approach," by Daniel Miller and Don Slater; and "The Digital Divide: Standing at the Intersection of Race and Technology," by Raneta L. Mack.
Lindsay, Beverly; Poindexter, Maria T.
Comparative Education Review, v47 n1 p112-22 Feb 2003
Reviews three books that address the relations between technology, race, and education, and illuminate the realistic impact that the Internet has had on persons of African descent in the United States and Trinidad. Discusses the digital divide among U.S. racial/ethnic groups and across countries and the social and political implications of the Internet for issues of educational equity, race, and identity. (SV)
Publication Type: Book/Product Reviews; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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