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dc.identifier.citation Simon , A 2008 , ' Women's perceptions of technological change in the information society ' ' , pp. 476-487 . en
dc.identifier.issn 0001-253X
dc.identifier.other PURE: 106212
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/1788
dc.description Simon, Anoush, (2006) 'Women's perceptions of technological change in the information society', Aslib Proceedings 58(6) pp.476-487 en
dc.description.abstract Abstract: Purpose ¿ The purpose of this paper is to present the findings of empirical research and focus on specific aspects of the data that relate to the concept of the ¿information rich and information poor¿. Design/methodology/approach ¿ Exploratory in nature and as such utilises an interpretive, qualitative methodology. In depth interviews and focus group interviews were analysed using tools from grounded theory methodology. Findings ¿ There was a positive, yet ambivalent, attitude towards new information and communication technologies (ICTs) amongst the women interviewed. It is shown that although the interview data resonates with the theory, it also differs in interesting ways that are linked to everyday experience and social contexts. Research limitations/implications ¿ It is clearly focussed on a particular group of individuals and could be developed on a conceptual level to refer to wider contexts. Originality/value ¿ It presents a ¿grass roots¿ view of responses to technological change and life in an information society, and emphasises the variety inherent in people's interpretations of and responses to ICT. en
dc.format.extent 12 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof ' en
dc.title Women's perceptions of technological change in the information society en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Article (Journal) en
dc.contributor.institution Department of Information Studies en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en

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