Monday, February 23, 2009

Midterm: "Social capital and cyberspace in the African American community

The authors invoke Castells' "dual city"? What is it? Briefly identify.

The term dual cities refers to the power of new information technologies creating differences in the social structure and in power relationshps. The term refers to how there are often two separate cities located in one city due to poverty. This situation creates groups who "have" and groups that "don't have" the technologies that enable them to obtain information.

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