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Keeping up with technologies: revisiting the meaning and role of internet access in digital inclusion

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The ways people go online have been transformed by the emergence of new mobile Internet technologies. As modes of Internet access are becoming increasingly diverse, this thesis sets out to examine how various forms of access shape engagement with online resources. Inequalities in Internet access have been neglected in the "second-level digital divide" research, which has focused on differences in skills and usage. Thus, I argue that inequalities of access have to be revisited and their rol...

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SSD
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Oxford Internet Institute
Department:
University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Adfutura Slovene Human Resources Development and Scholarship Fund More from this funder
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2016-04-08

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