The Effects of Digital Divide on the Educational Rights of Marginalised

Anjali Merin Joseph *

Department of Sociology and Social Work, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, India.

L T Om Prakash

Department of Sociology and Social Work, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


The contemporary education system in Kerala, India, has adapted to the online teaching-learning process with the inevitable integration of technological advancements. Within the diverse socioeconomic-politicall and scapes in India, the gapin various forms of capital available for individuals also expands to the realm of digital engagement. The aim of the current study is toanalyse how spatial locations intersect with digital access to education. This paper showcasesmultiple factors responsible for creating the crisis of digital divide among geographically estranged communities. The current study employs a descriptive design and presents its findings through athorough narrative review of the existing literature.

Keywords: Digital divide, access, inclusion, education, technology, spatial marginalization

How to Cite

Joseph, A. M., & Prakash , L. T. O. (2024). The Effects of Digital Divide on the Educational Rights of Marginalised. Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies, 50(6), 11–19.


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