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Reviews:  Society Online
Book Reviews / Books / Publications

Reviews: Society Online

Reviews  of Society Online Anderson, Ben. Review of Society Online, edited by Philip N. Howard and Steve Jones. New Media & Society 6, no. 6 (2004): 823–27. Bunz, Ulla. “The Word of Mouse on Internet Research.” Review of Communication 5, no. 1 (2005): 25–35. Gunkel, David. Review of Society Online, edited […]

Policy Papers / Publications

Information Policy and Technology Diffusion: Lessons from Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia

Some governments choose telecommunications policies that hinder technology diffusion, while others choose policies that appear to do a good job at encouraging technology diffusion and reaping subsequent economic rewards.  Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia—all former members of the Republic of Yugoslavia—have enacted different kinds of information policy reforms […]

In The News / News Feature / Seattle Times

Seattle Times: UW study observes 40,000 drivers on city streets: 1 in 16 was on the phone

News story of class project to study cellphone use by Seattle drivers: http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2011318271_cellphonedriving11m.html

Comparing Digital Divides:  Internet Access and Social Inequality in Canada and the United States
Academic Articles / Publications

Comparing Digital Divides: Internet Access and Social Inequality in Canada and the United States

What is the best way to measure and track the digital divide, in a comparative manner, over time? What impact have differing policy interventions had on the digital divide in Canada and the United States? We offer a way of benchmarking equality in Internet access using Gini coefficients and demonstrate […]