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Digital capital : a bourdieusian perspective on the digital divide

Author: Massimo Ragnedda; Maria Laura Ruiu
Publisher: Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2020. ©2020
Series: Emerald points.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work represents the first attempt to position digital capital as cumulative and transferable, independent from, and intertwined with the other five forms of capitals. The book aims to propose a theoretical toolkit and empirical model that can be used by policy makers to tackle social inequalities created by the digital exclusion of citizens.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)1127929689
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Massimo Ragnedda; Maria Laura Ruiu
ISBN: 9781839095504 1839095504 9781839095528 1839095520
OCLC Number: 1137742587
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Cover --
DIGITAL CAPITAL --
Endorsements --
DIGITAL CAPITALA: Bourdieusian Perspective on the Digital Divide --
Copyright --
CONTENTS --
LIST OF FIGURES --
LIST OF TABLES --
ABOUT THE AUTHORS --
Introduction --
1. Defining Digital Capital --
1.1 The Concept of Capital in Bourdieusian Terms --
1.2 Do We Need a New Capital? --
1.3 Digital Capital as a Specific Capital --
1.4 Defining Digital Capital --
1.5 The Influence of Digital Capital over the Three Levels of Digital Divide --
2. Operationalising Digital Capital --
2.1 Identifying an Empirical Model --
2.2 Measuring Digital Capital 2.3 How to Use Digital Capital Index to Investigate Digital Inequalities --
2.4 Testing Digital Capital Index --
3. Implications --
3.1 Fostering Life Chances: The Importance to Monitor Digital Capital --
3.2 Digital Inclusion Policies --
Conclusions --
APPENDIX: MEASURING DIGITAL CAPITAL --
REFERENCES --
INDEX
Series Title: Emerald points.
Responsibility: Massimo Ragnedda and Maria Laura Ruiu.

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