The Deepening Divide: Inequality in the Information Society

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    About the Author

    Jan A.G.M. van Dijk is an internationally recognized expert in the field of communication, his specific interest being new media studies. He is the author of The Network Society: Social Aspects of the New Media (Sage, 1999) and coeditor of Digital Democracy: Issues of Theory and Practice (Sage, 2000). As Full Professor of Communication Science at the University of Twente, van Dijk teaches and investigates the social aspects of information and communication technology; in particular, the social-cultural, political, and organizational aspects. His teaching chair is called The Sociology of the Information Society. He earned his Ph.D. in social sciences at the Catholic University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Van Dijk also is an advisor for a number of Dutch ministries and for the European Commission. Personal Web site: http://www.gw.utwente.nl/vandijk


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