Creating New Cultures in Cyberspace
Edited by Wendy Harcourt
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Women@Internet by Wendy Harcourt
Book DescriptionThis is a major analysis of the emerging cultural characteristics of women's activities on the internet across the globe. It brings together anthropologists, communications experts, development workers and media analysts and women's movement activists to ask: are women caught in the net or weaving it themselves? The book maps both the social, economic and political biases in which the culture of cyberspace is embedded as well its revolutionary potential, explores women's knowledge of and access to the Internet across the world, and puts forward concrete proposals for increasing women's engagement with the new communication technologies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781856495721
(216mm x 135mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Zed Books Ltd
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Feb-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Wendy Harcourt
Palgrave Handbook of Gender and Development, Hardback (January 2016)
With original and engaging contributions, this Handbook confirms feminist scholarship in development studies as a vibrant research field. It reveals the diverse ways that feminist theory and practice inform and shape gender analysis and development policies, bridging generations of feminists from different institutions, disciplines and regions.
Oxford Handbook of Transnational Feminist Movements, Hardback (May 2015)
The Handbook of Transnational Feminist Movements explores the historical, political, and economic context in which transnational feminist movements have emerged and spread and the contributions these movements have made to global knowledge, policy and social change from the 1970s to the present.
Practising Feminist Political Ecologies, Paperback (May 2015)» View all books by Wendy Harcourt
A new, politically timely and engaging text that puts feminist political ecology back on the map.
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Author Biography - Wendy Harcourt
Wendy Harcourt is a feminist researcher and activist working at the Society for International Development in Rome Italy as senior advisor and chief editor of the quarterly journal Development. She is actively engaged in global feminist politics through her work with Women in Development Europe, European Feminist Forum and the Feminist Dialogues. Her other books include Practising Feminist Political Ecologies (with Ingrid Nelson, Zed 2015).
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