Creating New Cultures in Cyberspace

Wendy Harcourt


Wendy Harcourt

Distributed for Zed Books

256 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $57.95 ISBN: 9781856495721 Published February 1999 For sale in North and South America only
Freedom to Create: Women’s Agenda for Cyberspace - Lourdes Arizpe

Cyborg Melody
An introduction to Women on the Net (WoN) - Wendy Harcourt

Part 1: Moving from Cyberspace to Cyberculture
1. Crossing Borders: From crystal to tennis shoes - Marisa Belausteguigoitia Rius
2. Gender, place and networks: A political ecology of cyberculture- Arturo Escobar
3. Virtual Voices: Real lives - Gillian Youngs
4. Internet, Emergent Culture and Design - Silvia Austerlic
5. Exclusion and Communication in the Information Era: From silences to global conversations - Sohail Inayatullah and Ivana Milojevic

Part 2: Women Creating Global Communication
6. Mapping Women’s Global Communications and Networking - Alice Mastrangelo Gittler
7. Global Networking for Change: Experiences from the APC Women’s Programme - Edie Farwell, Peregrine Wood, Maureen James and Karen Banks
8. Shifting Agendas at GK97: Women and international policy on ICT - Sophia Huyer
9. Global Business, National Politics, Community Planning: Are women building the linkages? - Nidhi Tandon

Part 3: Women’s Voices on the Internet
10. They Speak, But Who Listens? - Laura Agustin
11. Information Technology and Cyberculture: The case of Zanzibar - Fatma Alloo
12. The Ho’okele Netwarriors in the Liquid Continent - Kekula P. Bray-Crawford
13. Staking Their Claim: Electronic networking and training in Asia - Rhona O. Bautista
14. Empowering on-line conversations: A pioneering Australian project to link rural and urban women - June Lennie, Margaret Grace, Leonie Daws and Lyn Simpson
15. ALAI: A Latin American experience in social networking - Sally Burch
16. Information and Communication Technologies and Identity Politics in Iran - Farideh Farhi
17. Unveiling the Arab Women’s Voice through the Net - Lamis Alshejni

Local/Global Encounters: WoN weaving together the virtual and actual - Wendy Harcourt
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