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Language and the Digital Divide

  1. Mark Warschauer

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0602

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Warschauer, M. 2012. Language and the Digital Divide. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


The digital divide refers to inequality in access to or use of computers, the Internet, and other information and communication technologies.


  • Internet;
  • computers;
  • equity;
  • international;
  • technology