Online Social Behavior Collection: Gender And Social Computing Interactions, Differences And Relationships, 1st Edition

  • Celia Romm
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  • ISBN-10: 1609607600
  • ISBN-13: 9781609607609
  • DDC: 303.48
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 343 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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This book provides an overview of the major questions that researchers and practitioners are addressing, outlining possible future directions for theory development and empirical research on gender and computing. This comprehensive reference focuses on three areas of research on gender and computing: gender and computing in the work arena, gender and computing in cyberspace, and gender in eDating.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Gender and Computing in the Work Arena.
2: Gender and Anonymity in Virtual Teams: An Exploratory Study.
3: Adopting ICT in the Mompreneurs Business: A Strategy for Growth?1.
4: Women in IT Careers: Investigating Support for Women in the Information Technology Workforce1.
5: Gender Segregation and ICT: An Indo–British Comparison.
6: Gender and E–Marketing: The Role of Gender Differences in Online Purchasing Behaviors.
7: Women in Information Communication Technologies.
8: The Impact of Gender in ICT Usage, Education and Career: Comparisons between Greece and Germany.
9: The Effect of Gender on Associations between Driving Forces to Adopt ICT and Benefits Derived from That Adoption in Medical Practices in Australia1.
10: Gender and Computing in Cyberspace.
11: The Not So Level Playing Field: Disability Identity and Gender Representation in Second Life.
12: Overcoming the Segregation/Stereotyping Dilemma: Computer Mediated Communication for Business Women and Professionals.
13: Would Elizabeth Cady Stanton Blog? Women Bloggers, Politics, and Political Participation.
14: Gender Differences in Social Networking Presence Effects on Web–Based Impression Formation.
15: Gender and eDating.
16: E–Dating: The Five Phases on Online Dating.
17: How E–Daters Behave Online: Theory and Empirical Observations.
18: A Trination Analysis of Social Exchange Relationships in E–Dating.
19: Online Matrimonial Sites and the Transformation of Arranged Marriage in India.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.