Sociology Notes Arpil 19th

Sociology Notes Arpil 19th - connect to people across...

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Sociology Class, April 19 th *Final Exam is only going to cover material since last midterm digital divide – the inequality in access to the internet – o access vs. no access o digital literacy vs. illiteracy – knowing how to use the internet, etc. o broadband vs. dial-up o mobile vs. immobile o home vs. net café/library o o o education o type of employment o age empowerment o how does the internet empower us? availability of knowledge – news, references
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Unformatted text preview: connect to people across physical distance organize people forum to see and discuss increase weak ties new types of connections (same name) o downsides displaces other forms of entertainment not different from other new media distraction new vulnerabilities decrease face to face interactions? pressure to be always accessible flame wars/cyber-bullying/cyber-stalking childrens exposure morality...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2011 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor - during the Spring '11 term at UNC.

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