"Who Benefits and Who Suffers": Gender and Education at the Dawn of the Age of Information Technology
by Joan N. Burstyn - 1993
In relation to gender discrimination, studies of the use of computers by girls and boys in the United States suggest that less frequent use of them by girls may be linked to gender socialization. The fact that girls and boys are likely to be differentially impacted by the introduction of computer technology was pointed out by scholars several years ago. Socialization is one of several influences that affect the impact on girls and boys not only of computers but of other technologies as well. In this chapter, I will discuss the implications of changes over the last fifty years brought about by several technologies.
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