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Approaching socio-digital inequalities from a global perspective: Challenges, possibilities and (in)compatibilities of a cross-country research project


Lupinacci, Ludmila /

Helsper, Ellen /

Rahali, Miriam /

Büchi, Moritz /

DeMarco, Stefano /

Galperin, Hernan /

Van Deursen, Alexander

Research Dialogues Series Media@LSE, London (UK).

What are the main challenges of doing comparative research? How can digital inequalities be examined across different countries, with their own socio-demographic, political, and technological specificities, at varying developmental stages? Is it possible to expect compatibility and comparability when it comes to diverse contexts?