The research provides a study of four rural communities in the UK (Scotland and England). Rural communities present an interesting case in these kinds of digital communications, being often bypassed by the “information highway” (unless they set it up themselves). These case studies focus upon communities that have mobilised to provide broadband technology and how it can be used to promote contrasting types of community well-being.
|Title of host publication||Handbook of Community Well-Being Research|
|Editors||Rhonda Phillips, Cecilia Wong|
|Publication status||Published - 13 Dec 2016|
|Name||International Handbooks of Quality-of-Life|
Bibliographical noteThe research was funded by the EPSRC UK Research Council Rural Digital Economy Research Hub EP/K003585 and EPSRC Communities and Cultures Network+ EP/GO66051suggestions.
- Information technology
- Social quality
- Social cohesion
- Social inclusion
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