The Resource Gender and the digital economy : perspectives from the developing world, editors, Cecilia Ng Choon Sim, Swasti Mitter

Gender and the digital economy : perspectives from the developing world, editors, Cecilia Ng Choon Sim, Swasti Mitter

Label
Gender and the digital economy : perspectives from the developing world
Title
Gender and the digital economy
Title remainder
perspectives from the developing world
Statement of responsibility
editors, Cecilia Ng Choon Sim, Swasti Mitter
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 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
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
305.42/09172/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1240.5.D44
LC item number
G463 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Gender and the digital economy : perspectives from the developing world, editors, Cecilia Ng Choon Sim, Swasti Mitter
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gender 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
Control code
ocn551205934
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (262 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788132103622
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b36304165
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)551205934
  • ebsco0761934103

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