Overcoming Gender Inequalities through Technology Integration, 1st Edition

  • Joseph Wilson
  • Nuhu Diraso Gapsiso
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  • ISBN-10: 1466697741
  • ISBN-13: 9781466697744
  • DDC: 305.42
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 324 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This title is a critical source for understanding the role of technology adoption within female empowerment and equality in developing nations and beyond. It examines the strategies applicable to the use of technology in the pursuit of societal recognition of women in addition to the trajectory and visibility of women in developing as well as developed countries in which they have access to ICTs. It is an essential reference for students and teachers of gender studies or information technology, women’s advocacy groups, policy makers, NGOs, and technology developers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Dedication.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
1: The Internet and the Rise in Self-Empowerment of Chinese Women: A Multi-Method Analysis of Women's Blogs.
2: Gendered Representations of Fandom: How Female Fan Identity Is Constructed in Mixed-Gender Online Platforms.
3: Political Dis-Empowerment of Women by ICTs: The Case of the Zambian Elections.
4: Challenging or Reinforcing the Gender Divide? The Appropriation of Media and ICT in Uasin Gishu, Kenya.
5: Small but Focused: Women (Self) Empowerment in a Rural Village.
6: Public Demand Aggregation as a Means of Bridging the ICT Gender Divide.
7: New Communication Technologies: Women's Rights Violations, Limits on Freedom of Expression, and Alternative Ways to Promote Human Rights.
8: Access and Utilization of ICTs by Rural Women in Kenya.
9: ICT Is Not Gender Blind: A Literary Analysis of ICT Gender Inequality and Its Socio-Economic Impact in the Developing World.
10: Does Whatsapp Use by Female Students Ruin Their Morality? The Case of Junior High School Students in Cape Coast Metropolitan, Ghana.
11: Internet Mediatization: New Opportunity for Women in Politics?.
12: Mothers' Domestication of Household ICTs: Implications of Social and Cultural Factors.
13: Digital Leisure or Digital Business? A Look at Nigerian Women Engagement with the Internet.
14: Women and Nigerian ICT Policy: The Inevitability of Gender Mainstreaming.
15: Mobile-Based Social Media Platforms and Women Mobilisation for Political Participation in Nigeria.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Dedication.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
1: The Internet and the Rise in Self-Empowerment of Chinese Women: A Multi-Method Analysis of Women's Blogs.
2: Gendered Representations of Fandom: How Female Fan Identity Is Constructed in Mixed-Gender Online Platforms.
3: Political Dis-Empowerment of Women by ICTs: The Case of the Zambian Elections.
4: Challenging or Reinforcing the Gender Divide? The Appropriation of Media and ICT in Uasin Gishu, Kenya.
5: Small but Focused: Women (Self) Empowerment in a Rural Village.
6: Public Demand Aggregation as a Means of Bridging the ICT Gender Divide.
7: New Communication Technologies: Women's Rights Violations, Limits on Freedom of Expression, and Alternative Ways to Promote Human Rights.
8: Access and Utilization of ICTs by Rural Women in Kenya.
9: ICT Is Not Gender Blind: A Literary Analysis of ICT Gender Inequality and Its Socio-Economic Impact in the Developing World.
10: Does Whatsapp Use by Female Students Ruin Their Morality? The Case of Junior High School Students in Cape Coast Metropolitan, Ghana.
11: Internet Mediatization: New Opportunity for Women in Politics?.
12: Mothers' Domestication of Household ICTs: Implications of Social and Cultural Factors.
13: Digital Leisure or Digital Business? A Look at Nigerian Women Engagement with the Internet.
14: Women and Nigerian ICT Policy: The Inevitability of Gender Mainstreaming.
15: Mobile-Based Social Media Platforms and Women Mobilisation for Political Participation in Nigeria.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.