The Internet and Social Inequalitites / Edition 1

The Internet and Social Inequalitites / Edition 1

by James C. Witte, Susan E. Mannon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415963206

ISBN-13: 9780415963206

Pub. Date: 12/28/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Ideal for use as a core or secondary text in lower division social inequalities or social problems courses, this book explains how the changing nature and uses of the Internet not only mirror today’s social inequalities, but also are at the heart of how stratification is now taking place.  A pioneering work, both intellectually, and pedagogically.

Overview

Ideal for use as a core or secondary text in lower division social inequalities or social problems courses, this book explains how the changing nature and uses of the Internet not only mirror today’s social inequalities, but also are at the heart of how stratification is now taking place.  A pioneering work, both intellectually, and pedagogically.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415963206
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2009
Series:
Contemporary Sociological Perspectives Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. A Sociology of the Internet 2. Internet Use Among American Adults 3. Internet Inequality From a Conflict Perspective 4. Internet Inequality From a Cultural Perspective 5. Internet Inequality From a Functionalist Perspective 6. Patterns of Inequality and the Future of the Internet

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