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Globalization, technology diffusion and gender disparity

Th. van der Weide

Globalization, technology diffusion and gender disparity

social impacts of ICTs

by Th. van der Weide

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Published by Information Science Reference in Hershey, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology and women,
  • Social aspects,
  • Internet users,
  • Sex differences,
  • Digital divide,
  • Information technology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementTheo P. van der Weide and Rekha Pande, editors
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM851 .G575 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25079124M
    ISBN 109781466600201, 9781466600218, 9781466600225
    LC Control Number2011043982

    Globalization or globalisation is the process of interaction and integration among people, companies, and governments worldwide. As a complex and multifaceted phenomenon, globalization is considered by some as a form of capitalist expansion which entails the integration of local and national economies into a global, unregulated market economy. Globalization has grown due to advances in. Urbanization and technology create unexpected opportunities for women. Our experts agreed that globalization and technology are helping to close the gender gap in employment and opportunities across the globe, sometimes in surprising ways. For starters, jobs are moving to cities and in new forms that are more accessible for women.

      Tackling gender inequality is complex, difficult, and slow, but digital can help accelerate progress. Digital technology can transform women’s lives in a myriad of ways, and quickly. It can, for instance, give many women access to a bank account for the first time.   As the April issue of the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook points out, globalization – encompassing freer trade, increased foreign direct investment, and the international use of patents and copyrights – has substantially bolstered the diffusion of knowledge and technology. The increased international competition.

    Sexuality and globalisation' Dennis Altman abstract Globalisation has an impact on all aspects of life, including the construction, regulation and imagination of sexuality and gender. This article aims to suggest some of the ways in which this impact is occurring, primarily in.   The global diffusion of these technologies may reinforce the increasing inequality observed in high-income countries. Improving the learning outcomes of education, and promoting active redistribution policies, are effective ways of dealing with both globalisation and technological change, while ensuring that the global economy continues on a.


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Globalization, Technology Diffusion and Gender Disparity: Social Impacts of ICTs discusses theoretical aspects of gender issues in ICT and presents a number of case studies from various countries.

Covering topics such as social networking, ICT use among women, the digital divide, and theoretical approaches to gender gaps and ICT, this book aims to provide a strong foundation. Globalization, Technology Diffusion and Gender Disparity: Social Impacts of ICTs discusses theoretical aspects of gender issues in ICT and presents a number of case studies from various : IGI Global.

globalization, technology diffusion, technology diffusion and gender disparity book gender disparity. The new information and knowledge society may, in fact, aggravate Globalization development and poverty gap instead of closing it.

The cultural construction of knowledge exacer-bates class, ethnic, and gender divides, and ICT has contributed to. Globalization, Technology Diffusion and Gender Disparity: Social Impacts of ICTs discusses theoretical aspects of gender issues in ICT and presents a number of Brand: IGI Global.

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In an era characterized by data globalization, there is, paradoxically, a shortage of literature on the social impact of globalization, technology diffusion, and gender disparity.

The new. Globalization, Technology Diffusion and Gender Disparity: Social Impacts of ICTs: Chapter Title- Western Work Worlds and Altering Approaches to Marriage An Empirical Study of Women Employees of Call Centers in India.

"Globalization, Information and Communication Technologies, and Women’s Lives." In Globalization, Technology Diffusion and Gender Disparity: Social Impacts of ICTs. edited by Rekha Pande, and Theo van der Weide, Cited by: 1. Pande, Rekha, Theo Van der Weide,Globalization, Technology Diffusion and Gender Disparity: Social Impacts of ICTs, IGI Global and Idea Books, USA.

Book January with 34 Reads. Get this from a library. Globalization, technology diffusion and gender disparity: social impacts of ICTs. [Rekha Pande; Th van der Weide; IGI Global.;] -- "This book discusses theoretical aspects of gender issues in ICT and presents a number of case studies from various countries, covering topics such as social networking, ICT use among women, the.

Globalization will also cause great diffusion of technology at the personal level, resulting in greater individualism and self-centeredness.

Business has already embraced this trend by “making the customer king.” Digital technology enables busi-nesses to respond immediately to specifi c consumer needs.

Even the media is follow-ing this Size: 85KB. Emphasizes how globalization through trade openness; technological change; and diffusion can contribute to greater gender equality. Trade openness and the spread of information and communication technologies (ICT) have increased women's access to economic opportunities and in some cases increased their wages.

GENDER INEQUALITY, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND GLOBALIZATION: A STATE LEVEL ANALYSIS OF INDIA Rashmi Umesh Arora* Griffith University, Australia ABSTRACT This study using access to education and health as the indicators of gender inequality examines gender inequality and state level openness in the different states of India.

Further, the study‟s. Globalization & Cultural Diffusion [SPRITE] 20th & 21st Centuries Globally, gender equality between males and females improved. Women's rights movements and ideas inspired other nations around the world to allow women's suffrage and basic liberties.

Even in some cultures, the. The author finds the following: • The occupational gender wage gap appears to be narrowing with increases in GDP per capita. • There is a significantly narrowing impact of trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) net inflows on the occupational gender wage gap for low-skill occupations, both in poorer and richer countries, and for high.

Globalization is helping to reduce gender equality. Here are some important points: Trade openness and the diffusion of new information, communication technologies (ICTs) and other immerging technologies have translated into more jobs and stronger connections to markets for many women, increasing their access to economic opportunities.

Gender is a fundamental category of social organisation and a major means by which social relations and inequality are structured; this applies equally to international processes. Just as societies are marked by deep divisions of gender, class, and ‘race’ so too are international processes, be these in the social, political or economic domains.

Zia Qureshi explains how the rise in socio-economic inequality lies at the heart of rising global social discontent and how good policies could address the : Zia Qureshi.

Pande Rekha and Theo P. van der Weide (ed.)Globalization, Technology Diffusion and Gender Disparity: Social Impacts of ICTs, Information Science Reference, IGI Global, Hershey USA. The Gender of Globalization: Women Navigating Cultural and Economic Marginalities (School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series) [Ann Kingsolver, Nandini Gunewardena, Karen Brodkin, Mary Anglin, William L.

Conwill, A. Lynn Bolles] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Gender of Globalization: Women Navigating Cultural and Economic Marginalities (School for 5/5(3).Globalization has coincided with a global increase in female labour force participation rates which has narrowed the gender gap from 32 to 26 percentage points.A number of factors associated with globalization processes have contributed to this increase, including the growth of production for export in the developing world.

Gender inequality is alive and kicking in technology March 6, pm EST tinkering and innovating with open-source and disruptive technology, women are faced with gender Author: Ann-Louise Davidson.