TITLE

Chapter 7: A COMMUNITY CONFRONTS THE DIGITAL DIVIDE A Case Study of Social Capital Formation Through Communication Activism

AUTHOR(S)
Herman, Andrew P.; Ettema, James S.
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Communication Activism Volume Two: Communication for Social Chan;2007, p255
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 7 of the book "Communication Activism: Media and Performance Activism," Volume 2, edited by Lawrence R. Frey and Kevin M. Carragee is presented. It explores the interventions for technological, social, and political change in an effort to reduce the digital divide among the members of the lower-income African American communities in Chicago, Illinois. It explains the nature of activism, the social groups and communities involved, and the lessons about communication activism scholarship.
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70220359

 

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