GEOG 102 Ch.4 Culture

Pdf 39 40 the internet the internet access today per

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Unformatted text preview: tries where television is rare or nonexistent (less than 5%); virtually no TV sets (Bhutan, Chad). 1997 39 Data Source: World Bank Development and Data Statistics Table 5.11: see http://go.worldbank.org/9Y5AECAM60; http://siteresources.worldbank.org/DATASTATISTICS/Resources/table5_11.pdf 40 The Internet The Internet: Access Today (per 1,000) Top 5 Sweden Netherlands Norway Australia South Korea New Zealand 764 739 735 698 684 672 Bottom 5 Liberia North Korea Afghanistan Iraq Tajikistan In 1995 less than 10% of American adults were online; today more than 2/3 have online access. Worldwide, more than a billion people have internet access – but access is still very limited in less developed areas. 41 0 0 1 1 1 (2005 Data) Data Source: World Bank Development and Data Statistics Table 5.11: see http://go.worldbank.org/9Y5AECAM60; http://siteresources.worldbank.org/DATASTATISTICS/Resources/table5_11.pdf 42 Spreading the Internet Threats to Folk Cultures Why worry? Why should we care? When people turn away from...
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2010 for the course GEOG 102 taught by Professor Osborn during the Fall '10 term at San Diego State.

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