The Digital Reproduction of Inequality

Authors: Eszter Hargittai

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Citation: Hargittai, E. (2008). The Digital Reproduction of Inequality. In Social Stratification. Edited by David Grusky. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. 936-944.


  • Introduction
  • The Haves and Have Nots
  • Differences Among the Connected
  • How ICT Use Matters
  • Luxury Good or Essential Tool?
  • Conclusion


Th author is grateful for valuable comments from David Grusky and for helpful discussions with Paul DiMaggio and Russ Neuman (who also deserves credit for the title). She thanks the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for their support.

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