Impact: Why Digital Skills Are the Key to the Information Society
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In this book, we attempt to draw a broad social picture of the backgrounds and consequences of the digital skills as defined in the previous chapter while we have mainly focused on Internet skills. Although skills are often linked to training or education, we take a more social-scientific or sociological approach. We will show that solutions beyond those of an educational nature should be sought in addressing the problem of a lack of digital skills.
KeywordsSocial Capital Social Inequality Digital Technology Digital Medium Digital Divide
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