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Author Cooper, Joel.

Title Gender and computers : understanding the digital divide / Joel Cooper, Kimberlee D. Weaver
Published Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum, 2003


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  004.071 Coo/Gac  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 168 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Introducing the Problem -- Ch. 2. Computer Anxiety: A Matter of Gender -- Ch. 3. The Social Context of Computing -- Ch. 4. Expectancies and the Computer -- Ch. 5. A Threat in the Air -- Ch. 6. Working Toward Solutions -- Ch. 7. Solutions: Single-Sex Schools and Classrooms?
Summary "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' goal is to stimulate social scientists and educators to further research this topic to generate solutions to the problem."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web by subscription to netLibrary, Inc. (CEIRC Shared Collection)
Subject Women in computer science.
Computers and women.
Sex differences in education.
Computers -- Study and teaching.
Digital divide.
Author Weaver, Kimberlee D.
LC no. 2003042142
ISBN 0805844260 cloth alkaline paper
0805844279 paperback alkaline paper