[Air-l] CFP Digital Divide Minitrack - HICSS 41

Karine Barzilai-Nahon karineb at u.washington.edu
Mon Feb 26 14:39:30 PST 2007


Sorry for cross-posting

CFP HICSS-41 2008 DIGITAL DIVIDE Mini-track
January 7-10, 2008

Mini-Track Chairs:
Karine Barzilai-Nahon <http://www.ischool.washington.edu/karineb>  -
University of Washington - karineb at u.washington.edu - [Primary Contact]
Narcyz Roztocki <http://www2.newpaltz.edu/~roztockn/>  - State
University of New York at New Paltz - roztockn at newpaltz.edu 

Additional details on this track may be found on:
http://projects.ischool.washington.edu/karineb/html/events/dd.html

Mini-track Description:
  
The mini-track calls for papers that study the digital divide in
different levels, methods and perspectives. Possible investigations of
the digital divide may focus on international, national, local, sector,
communal, and individual level. Both empirical and theoretical papers
are invited. Potential contributions include, but are not limited to the
following: 
			
			Conceptualization and theory of digital divide,
digital spectrum and eInclusion
			Socio-demographic factors- gender, age,
education, income, ethnic diversity, race diversity, language diversity,
religiosity 
			Social and governmental support - for example
the use of supportive initiatives, policy and applications to bridge the
gap, or how society and community impact eInclusion 
			Access and technology - infrastructure factors 
			Affordability 
			Use - skills, frequency and time, locus,
autonomy of use, what do users do online and for what purpose 
			Accessibility focusing mainly in populations
with special needs 
			Measurements index - e-readiness, DiDix and more

			Comparative analysis of policy 
			Comparative cross-country or cross-region
research 
			Country or region specific case studies 

Important Dates: 
June 15, 2007: Authors submit full papers to the Peer Review System
August 15, 2007: Acceptance/Rejection notices are sent to Authors via
the Peer Review System.
September 15, 2007: Authors submit Final Version of papers 

This minitrack is part of the Digital Media track. 
For more information about HICSS - http://www.hicss.hawaii.edu/




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