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Description - Women@Internet by Wendy Harcourt

Are women caught in the net or weaving it themselves? This book presents an analysis of the emerging cultural characteristics of women's activities on the Internet across the globe. It reflects on the type of cyberculture women are creating including the borders, exclusions and silences they encounter. It explores women's access to the Internet and proposes ways to increase their engagement with the new communication technologies. The contributors aim to break with the tendency - still dominant, even in feminist technology studies - to restrict analysis of cyberspace to the developed world. They emphasize the dynamism of culture and of communication and demonstrate how the Internet can be used to empower women working within very different cultural environments to negotiate the global and make it a local space, and to inform and change global cultures.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781856495721
ISBN-10: 1856495728
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Imprint: Zed Books Ltd
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Feb-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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).