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Doing IT : women working in information technology

Author: Krista Scott-Dixon
Publisher: Toronto : Sumach Press, 2004.
Series: Women's issues publishing program.
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"From the boom of the 1990s to the bust of early 2000, women have been carving out careers in information technology. For these IT workers, it is not just about earning a living but about applying their technological, scientific and engineering skills and knowledge. Doing IT demonstrates that women fill a wide variety of these technological occupations, yet continue to face barriers preventing them from reaching  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scott-Dixon, Krista, 1973-
Doing IT.
Toronto : Sumach Press, 2004
(OCoLC)645923835
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Krista Scott-Dixon
ISBN: 1894549376 9781894549370
OCLC Number: 56065981
Description: 241 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: * Acknowledgements* Introduction: Women's Work in Information Technology* Chapter 1: Women's IT Work in Context* Chapter 2: The Struggle for Skills* Chapter 3: Great Promises versus Material Realities* Chapter 4: New Work versus Same Old, Same Old* Chapter 5: Looking Ahead* Appendix A: Data on Paid and Unpaid Work* Appendix B: Interview Participants* Notes* Glossary* Selected Bibliography* Index
Series Title: Women's issues publishing program.
Responsibility: by Krista Scott-Dixon.

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Examines the IT environment's traditional workplace that keeps gender, race, class, ability and pay inequities firmly in place. Drawing on personal interviews, Scott-Dixon shows that despite these  Read more...

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