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Nattering on the net women, power, and cyberspace by Dale Spender

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Published by Spinifex Press in North Melbourne, Vic .
Written in English


  • Women -- Computer network resources.,
  • Information society.,
  • Computer networks -- Social aspects.,
  • Books and reading.,
  • Sexual harassment of women.,
  • Women in technology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-269) and index.

StatementDale Spender.
LC ClassificationsHQ1233 .S68 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 278 p. ;
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL918247M
ISBN 101875559094
LC Control Number95215316

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