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The local impact of the global internet

This paper was commissioned as part of JRF's programme on Globalisation, which explores and promotes awareness of the impacts of globalisation on the UK and focuses on communities and people in poverty.

Written by:
William H Dutton
Date published:

This paper:

  • explains the implications of easier access to global communication;
  • surveys the increasing use of the Internet in Britain and how this applies to local and global networks; and
  • discusses how individuals and communities can build networks and the challenges this brings.