Narrowing the digital divide: the Australian situation

Sarkar, P and Singh, M 2008, 'Narrowing the digital divide: the Australian situation', International Journal of Computer Science and Information Systems, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 27-35.


Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Journal Articles

Title Narrowing the digital divide: the Australian situation
Author(s) Sarkar, P
Singh, M
Year 2008
Journal name International Journal of Computer Science and Information Systems
Volume number 3
Issue number 2
Start page 27
End page 35
Total pages 9
Publisher International Association for the Development of the Information Society
Abstract Despite the initial slow progress, governments around the world have finally adopted the Internet as means of interactions with citizens and delivering public services. Despite the strides made by many Western governments, such as Australia, in implementing e-government, significant barriers to the evolution of fully-fledged e-government services still exist, one of which is the phenomenon of digital divide. Digital divide in Australia, a developed country with an advanced technological base, is caused by demand-pull factors, and thus, require the application of social setting approaches in understanding the phenomenon and subsequently, implementing measures to narrow the digital divide. This paper discusses the digital divided issues in developed countries, strategies to narrow the digital divide in Australia, and issues for further research.
Copyright notice © IADIS 2008
ISSN 1646-3692
Versions
Version Filter Type
Access Statistics: 150 Abstract Views  -  Detailed Statistics
Created: Mon, 13 Dec 2010, 14:37:00 EST by Catalyst Administrator
© 2014 RMIT Research Repository • Powered by Fez SoftwareContact us