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Chinese women and the cyberspace

Author: Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce
Publisher: [Amsterdam] : Amsterdam University Press, ©2008.
Series: ICAS publication series., Edited volumes ;, 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This edited book examines how Chinese women negotiate the Internet to empower themselves and the tensions and conflicts that arise out of this use.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chinese women and the cyberspace.
[Amsterdam] : Amsterdam University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)225875923
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce
ISBN: 9789048501403 9048501407
OCLC Number: 302391708
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (275 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Introduction : locating Chinese women in the cyberspace --
Part I: Work, leisure, politics and identity --
2. Internet as social capital and social network : cyberactivity of Hong Kong and Shanghai women --
3. Agency and ICT among Singaporean-Chinese women --
4. Can the Internet help? : how immigrant women from China get jobs, a survey on PRC immigrants' employment status in Canada --
5. Cyberactivism in the women's movement : a comparison of feminist practices by women organizing in mainland China and Hong Kong --
6. Cyber self-centres? : young Hong Kong women and their personal websites --
7. Embeddedness and virtual community : Chinese women and online shopping --
8. Electronic park benches : online mothers in Hong Kong using the Baby Kingdom--
Part II: Love, sex and marriage --
9. Sapphic shadows : sworn sisterhoods and cyber lesbian communities in Hong Kong--
10. Sex & life politics formed through the Internet : online & offline dating experiences of young women in Shanghai --
11. On sale in express package : Chinese female bodies as commondities in cyberspace--
12. Boundary-crossing through cyberspace : Chinese women and transnational marriages since 1984.
Series Title: ICAS publication series., Edited volumes ;, 2.
Responsibility: edited by Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce.

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