Inequity in the Technopolis: Race, Class, Gender, and the by Joseph Straubhaar,Jeremiah Spence,Zeynep Tufekci,Roberta G.

By Joseph Straubhaar,Jeremiah Spence,Zeynep Tufekci,Roberta G. Lentz

Over the prior few many years, Austin, Texas, has made a concerted attempt to become a “technopolis,” turning into domestic to businesses comparable to Dell and various start-ups within the Nineteen Nineties. it's been a version for different towns around the kingdom that desire to develop into high-tech facilities whereas nonetheless preserving the livability to draw citizens. however, this growth and growth left poorer citizens at the back of, a lot of them African American or Latino, regardless of neighborhood and federal efforts to extend lower-income and minority entry to technology.

This publication used to be born of a ten-year longitudinal research of the electronic divide in Austin—a learn that delicately advanced right into a broader inquiry into Austin’s historical past as a segregated urban, its flip towards turning into a technopolis, what the town and diverse teams did to handle the electronic divide, and the way the main deprived teams and members have been laid low with these programs.

The editors learn the influence of nationwide and statewide electronic inclusion courses created within the Nineties, in addition to what occurred while these courses have been progressively reduce by way of conservative administrations after 2000. in addition they study how town of Austin endured in its personal efforts for electronic inclusion via operating with its public libraries and a few neighborhood nonprofits, and the optimistic effect these courses had.

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