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041 _aeng
082 _a305.42091724
_bGEN 2005
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245 1 0 _aGender and the digital economy :
_bperspectives from the developing world /
_c[edited by] Cecilia Ng and Swasti Mitter.
260 _aNew Delhi ;
_aLondon :
_bSAGE Publications,
_cc2005.
300 _a262 p. :
_bill. ;
_c22 cm.
500 _aPrint version: Gender and the digital economy. New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2005 (DLC) 2005021889 (OCoLC)61253851
504 _aIncludes Bibliographical References and Index.
505 _tTOC
_aGender and empowerment in the information economy : an introduction / Swasti Mitter and Cecilia Ng Choon Sim -- Globalization, ICTs, and economic empowerment : a feminist critique / Swasti Mitter -- From 'information' to 'knowledge' societies? : Argentina in the context of engendered regional globalization / Martha Roldán -- Female spaces in the Philippines' ICT industry / Czarina Saloma-Akpedonu -- Women's agency and the IT industry in India / Govind Kelkar, Girija Shrestha, and Veena N -- Valuing women's voices : call center workers in Malaysia and India / Cecilia Ng Choon Sim and Swasti Mitter -- Women weavers online : rural Moroccan women on the Internet / Susan Schaefer Davis -- Virtual community building for networking among women / Isabel Zorn -- Gender-net : a political goal of communication technologies / Dora Inés Munévar M. and Juan Aburto Arrieta -- Thinking big to accelerate gender equality and transformation in the ICT arena / Gillian M. Marcelle.
520 _aIn the global discourse on ICTs, the concern so far has primarily been outsourcing and the loss of service sector jobs from the developed world. This book focuses, instead, on the positive aspects of the digital economy as they relate to women in the developing world. It illustrates--with case studies from Argentina, Morocco, India, Malaysia and the Philippines--how economic empowerment through the medium of ICTs can change the position of women within their families and the workplace, even in the face of uneven development processes. This timely volume, which is rooted in primary and original r.
526 _aSociology
590 _aSaifun Momota
650 _a Information society -- Developing countries. Information technology -- Economic aspects -- Developing countri
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650 _aWomen in economic development -- Developing countries.
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700 _aNg, Cecilia and Mitter, Swasti.
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