Digital Inequalities in Brazil: A Weberian Analysis of Technology Use in the Favelas

Communication and Information Technologies Annual

ISBN: 978-1-78635-482-2, eISBN: 978-1-78635-481-5

ISSN: 2050-2060

Publication date: 10 December 2016

Abstract

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We highlight what access to ICTs can, and cannot, accomplish in a “highly disorganized,” conflict-ridden, and institution-poor environment. With that we hope to encourage academics and practitioners to do a better job in developing appropriate policies and technologies.

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Nemer, D. and Hakken, D. (2016), "Digital Inequalities in Brazil: A Weberian Analysis of Technology Use in the Favelas", Communication and Information Technologies Annual (Studies in Media and Communications, Vol. 12), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 277-297. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2050-206020160000012017

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