Women's Guide to the Wired World: A User-Friendly Handbook and Resource Directoy

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The Women's Guide to the Wired World teaches women how to take full advantage of electronic communications and provides an extensive directory of on-line resources of special interest and use to women. Informative, lively, and jargon-free, this book invites women of all backgrounds, ages, and internet literacy levels to join or expand their opportunities in the on-line revolution. Complete with a glossary of terms, bibliography, and subject index, The Women's Guide to the Wired World is the most useful and ...
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Overview

The Women's Guide to the Wired World teaches women how to take full advantage of electronic communications and provides an extensive directory of on-line resources of special interest and use to women. Informative, lively, and jargon-free, this book invites women of all backgrounds, ages, and internet literacy levels to join or expand their opportunities in the on-line revolution. Complete with a glossary of terms, bibliography, and subject index, The Women's Guide to the Wired World is the most useful and user-friendly guide of its kind, an indispensable resource and an empowering companion on journeys into cyberspace.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781558611672
  • Publisher: Feminist Press at The City University of New York
  • Publication date: 8/1/1997
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 7.07 (w) x 8.99 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Women On-line: A Virtual Reality! 1
Electronic Communications: What Our Mothers Couldn't Teach Us 7
Hooking Up: Choosing a Network and Other First Steps 16
A Mailbox of One's Own: Getting Started with E-Mail 30
Gertrude Stein On-line: User Tips for Clear, Safe Communication 41
Virtual Conversations: Usenet Newsgroups, Conferences, Mailing Lists, Internet Relay Chat 53
The Woman Navigator: Welcome to the World Wide Web 65
Virtual Research: FTP, Gopher, Archie, Veronica, Telnet 75
Breaking New Ground: Moderating On-line Meetings 89
FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions - and Their Answers 101
Subject to Debate: On Space, Free Speech, and Censorship 106
Putting Gender on the Agenda: Women's Resources and Organizations in the United States 115
Internationalizing the Computer Age: Women's Networks Around the World 135
Raising Consciousness: Gender Studies and General Educational Programs and Opportunities 158
When Women Count: Financial, Business, and Career Opportunities 175
Virtual Healing: Health Resources for Body and Mind 188
My Sistahs' Space: Resources for Women of African Descent 207
The Multicultural Web: Resources for Women of Color 217
Out On-line: Lesbian Lives on the Internet 223
What We Talk About When We Talk About On-line Love and Sex: Resources for Relationships 236
Family Matters: Resources for Parents and Children 241
All the News That's Fit to Upload: On-line Media 252
Cyber R & R: Travel and Recreation 265
Technophobe No More: Technical Support by and for Women 277
Author and Contributor Biographies 283
Recommended Readings 287
Glossary of Terms 289
Index 299
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