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The deep structure of knowledge societies

Mansell, Robin (2001) The deep structure of knowledge societies. In: Jeffrey, L., (ed.) Vital Link for a Knowledge Culture: Public Access to New Information and Communication Technologies. The Council of Europe DGIV, Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Environment, Strasbourg, France, pp. 55-73. ISBN 9287146217

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Abstract

Citizenship and cultural participation in the 21st century will increasingly require access to new information technologies, and those lacking access will risk social exclusion. This book considers the issues involved in developing a policy framework to close the access gap, in order to maximise the potential for human and cultural development. It contains a number of essays that adopt historical, statistical, theoretical, and descriptive methods to investigate the value of the internet for societies, citizens and communities. It considers how government policy makers and their partners in the corporate and civil society sectors can help foster full participation in the development of a knowledge society.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://www.coe.int/
Additional Information: © 2001 The Council of Europe DGIV, Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Environment. Strasbourg
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2009 14:15
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/24915/

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