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Cyberghetto or cybertopia? [electronic resource] : race, class, and gender on the Internet / edited by Bosah Ebo.

Contributor(s): Ebo, Bosah L. (Bosah Louis).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998Description: 1 online resource (x, 240 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0313025088 (electronic bk.); 9780313025082 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Cyberspace -- United States -- Social aspects | Internet -- Social aspects -- United States | Minorities -- United States -- Social conditions | Cyberespace -- �Etats-Unis -- Aspect social | Internet -- Aspect social -- �Etats-Unis | Minorit�es -- �Etats-Unis -- Conditions sociales | COMPUTERS -- Information TechnologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cyberghetto or cybertopia?DDC classification: 303.48/33 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Internet or outernet? / Bosah Ebo -- Exposing the great equalizer : demythologizing Internet equity / Alecia Wolf -- Ensuring social justice for the new underclass : community interventions to meet the needs of the new poor / John G. McNutt -- The challenge of cyberspace : Internet access and persons with disabilities / Mark Borchert -- Cyber-soldiering : race, class, and new media use in the U.S. Army / Morten G. Ender and David R. Segal -- How the Web was won : the commercialization of cyberspace / James L. McQuivey -- Challenging the Mandarins : comparing city characteristics and nationwide newspaper coverage of the Internet, 1993-95 / John C. Pollock and Elvin Montero -- Domination and democracy in cyberspace : reports from the majority media and ethnic/gender margins / Meta G. Carstarphen and Jacqueline Johnson Lambiase -- Equity and access to computer technology for grades K-12 / Paulete Robinson -- On the electronic information frontier : training the information-poor in an age of unequal access / Rebecca Carrier -- Democratizing Internet access in the lesbian, gay, and bisexual communities / Nadine S. Koch and H. Eric Schockman -- Communicative style and gender differences in computer-mediated communications / Kevin Crowston and Ericka Kammerer -- Netsex : empowerment through discourse / Charlene Blair -- Embracing the machine : quilt and quilting as community-building architecture / Andrew F. Wood and Tyrone L. Adams.
Summary: Computer-mediated communication and cyberculture are dramatically changing the nature of social relationships. Whether cyberspace will simply retain vestiges of traditional communities with hierarchical social links and class-structured relationships or create new egalitarian social networks remains an open question. The chapters in this volume examine the issue of social justice on the Internet by using a variety of methodological and theoretical perspectives.
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Internet or outernet? / Bosah Ebo -- Exposing the great equalizer : demythologizing Internet equity / Alecia Wolf -- Ensuring social justice for the new underclass : community interventions to meet the needs of the new poor / John G. McNutt -- The challenge of cyberspace : Internet access and persons with disabilities / Mark Borchert -- Cyber-soldiering : race, class, and new media use in the U.S. Army / Morten G. Ender and David R. Segal -- How the Web was won : the commercialization of cyberspace / James L. McQuivey -- Challenging the Mandarins : comparing city characteristics and nationwide newspaper coverage of the Internet, 1993-95 / John C. Pollock and Elvin Montero -- Domination and democracy in cyberspace : reports from the majority media and ethnic/gender margins / Meta G. Carstarphen and Jacqueline Johnson Lambiase -- Equity and access to computer technology for grades K-12 / Paulete Robinson -- On the electronic information frontier : training the information-poor in an age of unequal access / Rebecca Carrier -- Democratizing Internet access in the lesbian, gay, and bisexual communities / Nadine S. Koch and H. Eric Schockman -- Communicative style and gender differences in computer-mediated communications / Kevin Crowston and Ericka Kammerer -- Netsex : empowerment through discourse / Charlene Blair -- Embracing the machine : quilt and quilting as community-building architecture / Andrew F. Wood and Tyrone L. Adams.

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Computer-mediated communication and cyberculture are dramatically changing the nature of social relationships. Whether cyberspace will simply retain vestiges of traditional communities with hierarchical social links and class-structured relationships or create new egalitarian social networks remains an open question. The chapters in this volume examine the issue of social justice on the Internet by using a variety of methodological and theoretical perspectives.

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