Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Towards Fair and Inclusive Knowledge Society: Exploring the Causes and Consequences of the Knowledge Gap


Kristofer J√§ntti blogs about Finnish Institute’s new programme strand.


There is a Knowledge Gap: the division between the knowledge rich and knowledge poor. The former have the motivation, knowledge and skills to influence public affairs while the latter are effectively disempowered. These divisions have consequences on the quality of the democratic process and help to sustain social inequities.