Inequity in the Technopolis: Race, Class, Gender, and the Digital Divide in Austin

Inequity in the Technopolis: Race, Class, Gender, and the Digital Divide in Austin

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ISBN-13: 9780292754386
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 04/01/2013
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Joseph Straubhaar is the Amon G. Carter Sr., Centennial Professor of Communication in the Radio-Television-Film Department at the University of Texas at Austin.

Jeremiah Spence is a Ph.D. candidate in the Radio-Television-Film Department at the University of Texas at Austin.

Zeynep Tufekci is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information and Library Science with an affiliate appointment in the Department of Sociology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Roberta G. Lentz is Assistant Professor in Media and Communications in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter 1. Digital Inequity in the Austin Technopolis: An Introduction, by Joseph Straubhaar, Zeynep Tufekci, Jeremiah Spence, and Viviana Rojas
  • Chapter 2. Structuring Race in the Cultural Geography of Austin, by Jeremiah Spence, Joseph Straubhaar, Alexander Cho, and Dean Graber
  • Chapter 3. A History of High Tech and the Technopolis in Austin, by Lisa Hartenberger, Zeynep Tufekci, and Stuart Davis
  • Chapter 4. Past and Future Divides: Social Mobility, Inequality, and the Digital Divide in Austin during the Tech Boom, by Zeynep Tufekci
  • Chapter 5. The Digital Divide: The National Debate and Federal- and State-Level Programs, by Ed Lenert, Miyase Christensen, Zeynep Tufekci, and Karen Gustafson
  • Chapter 6. Crossing the Digital Divide: Local Initiatives in Austin, by Carolyn Cunningham, Holly Custard, Joseph Straubhaar, Jeremiah Spence, Dean Graber, and Bethany Letalien
  • Chapter 7. Structuring Access: The Role of Austin Public Access Centers in Digital Inclusion, by Roberta Lentz, Joseph Straubhaar, Laura Dixon, Dean Graber, Jeremiah Spence, Bethany Letalien, and Antonio LaPastina
  • Chapter 8. Bridging the Broadband Gap or Recreating Digital Inequalities? The Social Shaping of Public Wi-Fi in Austin, by Martha Fuentes-Bautista and Nobuya Inagaki
  • Chapter 9. Communities, Cultural Capital, and Digital Inclusion: Ten Years of Tracking Techno-Dispositions and Techno-Capital, by Viviana Rojas, Joseph Straubhaar, Jeremiah Spence, Debasmita Roychowdhury, Ozlem Okur, Juan Piñon, and Martha Fuentes-Bautista
  • Chapter 10. Conclusion, by Joseph Straubhaar
  • Contributors
  • Index

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