Wired Women

Wired Women

Gender and New Realities in Cyberspace

Book - 1996
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Baker & Taylor
A collection of essays on women and computers, with topics ranging from romance online to the sexist marketing of computers

Book News
An anthology of essays on women's activities on the Internet, by contributors including a writer for Wired magazine; the publisher of Gray Areas magazine; a software engineer; and the founder of a computer consulting business for women. Topics include e-mail courtship; online sexual harassment; women-only online groups; and hacker's attitudes toward women. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Blackwell North Amer
Ellen Ullman shares an email courtship - Paulina Borsook exposes gender attitudes at the digerati's magazine of record - Karen Coyle on overcoming macho stereotypes - Judy Malloy and Cathy Marshall reflect on their art/research collaboration - Susan Clerc and the zeal of media fandom - Netta Gilboa explores hackers' attitudes toward women - Jean Camp on the Internet's safe havens - Judy Anderson's advice on dodging Usenet flames - Stephanie Brail seeks the line between free speech and harassment - Donna Riley reveals the story of the Clitoral Hoods - Laurel Sutton and the nuances of netiquette - Michele Evard takes news-groups to the fifth grade - Lori Kendall wonders if gender is meaningless online - Tari Lin Fanderclai on MUDs as a powerful teaching tool - Shannon McRae takes a look at "virtual sex".

& Taylor

A thought-provoking look at women and the new Internet technology and culture features fourteen essays that discuss such issues as gender attitudes, courtship via e-mail, censorship, hacker culture, online harassment, and more. Original. First serial, Harper's. Tour. IP.

Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Seal Press ; [Emeryville, CA] : Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West, c1996
ISBN: 9781878067739
Characteristics: xv, 269 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Cherny, Lynn
Weise, Elizabeth Reba 1962-


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