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Britain needs a digital inclusion policy with concrete targets for both availability and take-up to counter the emergence of a digital underclass

Helsper, Ellen (2011) Britain needs a digital inclusion policy with concrete targets for both availability and take-up to counter the emergence of a digital underclass. British Politics and Policy at LSE (18 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Internet use and information technology seems ubiquitous throughout our society – for many, life would be unimaginable without it. But, as Ellen Helsper argues, there is a vast ‘digital underclass’ in the UK that has not benefitted from increasing rates of Internet access. New, targeted policies are needed to ensure access to digital technologies and their attendant benefits amongst the most disadvantaged groups.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 the author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2011 08:15
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/37962/

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