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7 edition of Gender and Computers found in the catalog.

Gender and Computers

Understanding the Digital Divide

by Joel Cooper

  • 48 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Lawrence Erlbaum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gender Studies,
  • Human-computer interaction,
  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • Sociology,
  • Digital divide,
  • Computers,
  • Social Science,
  • Computers - General Information,
  • Social Psychology,
  • Computer Literacy,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Social Psychology,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Computers and women,
  • Sex differences in education

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7937915M
    ISBN 100805844279
    ISBN 109780805844276

    Download Computer Sciences Books for FREE. All formats available for PC, Mac, eBook Readers and other mobile devices. Large selection and many more categories to choose from.   Why tech’s gender problem is nothing new Decades after women were pushed out of programming, Amazon’s AI recruiting technology carried on the industry’s legacy of bias Marie Hicks.

    Bornstein, a trans woman who finds gender deeply problematic, sums up this resistance nicely in her book title, Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us1. It is commonly argued that biological differences between males and females determine gender by causing enduring differences in capabilities and dispositions. The gender disparity and the lack of women in computing from the late 20th century onward has been examined, but no firm explanations have been established. Nevertheless, many women continued to make significant and important contributions to the IT industry, and attempts were made to readdress the gender disparity in the industry.

    Shop for Books at and browse categories like Young Adult Books, Children's Books, Mystery Books, Adult Coloring Books and Cook Books. Save money. Live better. Information technology and gender equality 77 School gender policy From the Comped data, it can be concluded [7) that school gender policies with respect to computers in education is not an important topic in the schools of the countries participating in this study.


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The book is intended to appeal to students and researchers in the social and behavioral sciences, education, human factors, and computer science interested in gender differences in general, and in human-computer interaction, in particular.5/5(1).

Gender and Computers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Gender and Computers presents evidence that shows that girls and youn /5(6). The book is intended to appeal to students and researchers in the social and behavioral sciences, education, human factors, and computer science interested in gender differences in general, and in human-computer interaction, in particular.

The authors explore the proposition that computers have the potential for creating inequity in classroom education and in who is encouraged to pursue the study of computer science itself. They outline some psychological factors that have contributed to the inequality regarding gender and by: Gender and Computers.

DOI link for Gender and Computers. Gender and Computers bookCited by: Girls and computer games―and Gender and Computers book movement to overcome the stereotyping that dominates the toy aisles.

Many parents worry about the influence of video games on their children's lives. The game console may help to prepare children for participation in the digital world, but at the same time it socializes boys into misogyny and excludes girls from all but the most objectified positions/5(5).

"Gender and Computers presents evidence Gender and Computers book shows girls and young women are being left behind on the road to information technology. This book not only documents the digital divide but also provides guideposts to overcoming : Joel Cooper, Kimberlee D.

Weaver. Synopsis The authors explore the proposition that computers have the potential for creating inequity in classroom education and in who is encouraged to pursue the study of computer science itself.

They outline some psychological factors that have contributed to the inequality regarding gender and computers. The computing profession faces a serious gender crisis.

Today, fewer women enter computing than anytime in the past 25 years. This book provides an unprecedented look at the history of women and men in computing, detailing how the computing profession emerged and matured, and how the field became male coded.

Gender and Computers presents evidence that shows that girls and young women are being left behind on the road to information technology. This book not only documents the digital divide but also provides guideposts to overcoming it.

Social psychological theories and data are brought to bear on understanding the societal and environmental roots of the : Joel Cooper. Gender and Computer Anxiety: /ch Because of their ability to enhance productivity, computers have become ubiquitous in the workplace.

By the early s the use of computers in the workplaceCited by: 1. Teachers’ use of computers, and their perceptions regarding the benefits of computer use in education, are also analyzed by gender.

When computer technology was first introduced in schools, there was a prevailing belief that information and communication technologies were ‘boys’ toys’; boys were assumed to have more positive attitudes.

Girls and computer games—and the movement to overcome the stereotyping that dominates the toy aisles. Many parents worry about the influence of video games on their children's lives.

The game console may help to prepare children for participation in the digital world, but at the same time it socializes boys into misogyny and excludes girls.

"Gender and Computers presents evidence that shows girls and young women are being left behind on the road to information technology. This book not only documents the digital divide but also provides guideposts to overcoming it.

Girls and computer games--and the movement to overcome the stereotyping that dominates the toy aisles. Many parents worry about the influence of video games on their children's lives/5(3). Henry Jenkins is Provost's Professor of Communication, Journalism and Cinematic Arts at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California.

He is the coeditor of From Barbie to Mortal Kombat: Gender and Computer Games (MIT Press, ). Title: Gender and computers: understanding the digital divide: Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Cooper J, Weaver KD: Call Number: QAW65C Download Gender Studies Books for FREE. All formats available for PC, Mac, eBook Readers and other mobile devices.

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Gender was a prominent factor in identifying the preferences; that is, girls’ game preferences were mainly influenced by having a computer and those of boys were affected by having an available.In Recoding Gender, Janet Abbate explores the untold history of women in computer science and programming from the Second World War to the late twentieth century.

Demonstrating how gender has shaped the culture of computing, she offers a valuable historical perspective on today's concerns over women's underrepresentation in the field.

The Allen Institute study analyzed more than million computer science papers published between andusing first names as a proxy for the gender of each author.