Digital Divide: Civic Engagement, Information Poverty, and the Internet Worldwide

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Cambridge University Press
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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.72 inches | 1.04 pounds
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About the Author
Pippa Norris is the McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Massachusetts, Laureate Fellow and Professor of Government and International Relations at Sydney University, and Director of the Electoral Integrity Project. A multiple award-winning author and researcher, her publications include Why Electoral Integrity Matters (Cambridge, 2014), Why Elections Fail (Cambridge, 2015) and Strengthening Electoral Integrity (Cambridge, 2017).
"In this valuable contribution to the ongoing discussion about the effect of the Internet on social, political, and economic life within and between nations, Norris offers a general model to describe developments thus far.... Norris makes a valuable contribution to understanding the present situation, offers a descriptive model, and hints at future trends in an intellectually worthwhile manner." Choice
"It will likely become a standard in its area during the next few years." Bruce Bimber, University of California, Santa Barbara
"Pippa Norris in Digital Divide presents an extensively documented, well-reasoned, carefully argued, and well-balanced analysis of the role of the Internet..." Perspectives on Politics
"Digital Divide is exciting, thought-provoking, and engaging...I expect it will make its way into future generations. If you read only one book on this topic, make it this one." Edward J. Valauskas
"This path-breaking study in comparative political communication deserves a wide audience and is vital reading for anyone interested in the political impact of new information technologies." Press / Politics
"...Digital Divide is one of those rare works that can fairy be labeled as groundbreaking..." Governance