Global inequality
Social inequality occurs when resources in a given society are distributed unevenly, typically through norms of allocation, that engender specific patterns along lines of socially defined categories o...
Digital literacy
Digital literacy is the knowledge, skills, and behaviors used in a broad range of digital devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop PCs, all of which are seen as network rather than co...
Infostate
Infostate is an index used to measure the Digital Divide.It was proposed by Orbicom, the International Network of UNESCO Chairs in Communications, in "Monitoring the Digital Divide… and beyond".The co...
Knowledge gap hypothesis
The knowledge gap hypothesis explains that knowledge, like other forms of wealth, is often differentially distributed throughout a social system. Specifically, the hypothesis predicts that “as the in...
Race to the bottom
The race to the bottom is a socio-economic phenomenon in which governments deregulate the business environment or taxes in order to attract or retain economic activity in their jurisdictions, resultin...
Pollution haven hypothesis
The pollution haven hypothesis posits that, when large industrialized nations seek to set up factories or offices abroad, they will often look for the cheapest option in terms of resources and labor t...
Pollution haven hypothesis - Wikipedia
Digital divide in the United States
The digital divide in the United States refers to actual or perceived inequalities between individuals, households, and other groups of different demographic and socioeconomic levels in access to info...
Digital divide in the United States - Wikipedia
Center to Bridge the Digital Divide
The Center to Bridge the Digital Divide (CBDD) was a self-sustaining outreach unit of the Washington State University Extension. Founded in 2001, the CBDD was an ICT4D organization committed to assist...
No Child Left Unplugged
No Child Left Unplugged (NOCU) is a San Francisco based non-profit organization founded by Corey Linehanwith the purpose of teaching technology skills at economically challenged schools as well as pro...
UK Online Centres
UK online centres is a UK-based organisation which helps communities tackle social and digital exclusion. UK online centres coordinates a network of 5000 community partners, who provide free or low-c...
E-Services
The concept of e-service (short for electronic service) represents one prominent application of utilizing the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in different areas. However, prov...
List of countries by inequality-adjusted HDI
This is a list of countries by inequality-adjusted human development index (IHDI), as published by the UNDP in its 2013 and 2011 Human Development Reports. According to the 2010 Report, "the IHDI is t...
List of countries by inequality-adjusted HDI - Wikipedia
EveryoneOn
EveryoneOn is a national non-profit organization working to eliminate the digital divide through partnerships with the technology industry, content creators, libraries and other organizations to deliv...
Digital citizen
A digital citizen refers to a person utilizing/using information technology (IT) in order to engage in society, politics, and government participation. K. Mossberger, et al. define digital citizens as...
National broadband plans from around the world
Broadband is a term normally considered to be synonymous with a high-speed connection to the internet. Suitability for certain applications, or technically a certain quality of service, is often assu...
National broadband plans from around the world - Wikipedia
Get online week
Get Online Week is an annual campaign from UK online centres the UK-based Government-funded digital inclusion organisation. Get online week 2014 will take place 13–19 October.Each year the campaign ai...
Get online week - Wikipedia
Global Internet usage
This article on global Internet usage includes tables, charts, maps, and a list of articles with more detailed information on a wide range of usage measures.
  
Global Internet usage - Wikipedia
Digital Divide Network
TakingITGlobal in Toronto, Canada produces and coordinates the Digital Divide Network (DDN), which is a spinoff of Helping.org (Helping.org later changed its name to Networkforgood.org). The network s...
Participatory culture
Participatory culture is a neologism in reference of, but opposite to a Consumer culture — in other words a culture in which private persons (the public) do not act as consumers only, but also as cont...
Rural Internet
Rural Internet is the access to the Internet from rural areas (also referred to as "the country" or "countryside"), which are settled places outside towns and cities. Inhabitants live in villages, ha...
List of countries by distribution of wealth
This is a list of countries by distribution of wealth, including Gini coefficients. Wealth distribution can vary greatly from income distribution in a country. See: List of countries by income equali...
List of countries by distribution of wealth - Wikipedia
Broadband Commission for Digital Development
The Broadband Commission for Digital Development was established in May 2010 as a joint initiative by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and...
Digital native
The term Digital Native was coined and popularized by education consultant, Marc Prensky in his 2001 article entitled Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants, in which he relates the contemporaneous decli...
Knowledge divide
The knowledge divide is the gap in standards of living between those who can find, create, manage, process, and disseminate information or knowledge, and those who are impaired in this process. Accord...
Information literacy
The United States National Forum on Information Literacy defines information literacy as "... the ability to know when there is a need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and ef...
Structural inequality in education
Structural inequality has been identified as the bias that is built into the structure of organizations, institutions, governments or, social networks. Structural inequality occurs when the fabric of...