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Computers and Composition

1999 Volume 16, Number 1

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Number of articles: 12

  1. Tinkering with technological skill: An examination of the gendered uses of technologies

    Ann Brady Aschauer

    Recent feminist scholarship has foregrounded the problematic intersections of gender and technology. For instance, feminist scholars have identified men's monopoly of technology as an important... More

    pp. 7-23

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  2. Wired women writing: Towards a feminist theorization of hypertext

    Laura L. Sullivan

    The electronic classroom provides a space for examining the central debates of contemporary feminism, particularly by applying feminist ideas to a theorization of hypertext and creating what I call... More

    pp. 25-54

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  3. Writing multiplicity: Hypertext and feminist textual politics

    Donna LeCourt & Luann Barnes

    This article explores how hypertext might be used in the composition classroom to explore the gendered nature of text production. By exploring the theoretical connection between hypertext and... More

    pp. 55-71

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  4. “I plan to be a 10”: Online literacy and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students

    Randal Woodland

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people use computer mediated communication (CMC) in a variety of ways as they come to understand their sexual identity and begin to identify with... More

    pp. 73-87

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  5. No boys allowed: The World Wide Web as a clubhouse for girls

    Pamela Takayoshi, Emily Huot & Meghan Huot

    Although popular representations of the World Wide Web depict it as an inhospitable and sometimes dangerous space for girls, there are increasing numbers of young women who actively navigate the... More

    pp. 89-106

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  6. Feminist interventions in electronic environments

    Mary E. Hocks

    Recent feminist cultural studies of technology analyze how discourses and practices that circulate in high-tech culture reproduce and enact the same unequal power relations embedded in our... More

    pp. 107-119

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  7. The gender gap in computers and composition research: Must boys be boys?

    Rebecca Rickly

    Biological sex has become a common variable in studies analyzing participation levels in both traditional oral and computer classrooms. This article, however, argues for the overlay of the... More

    pp. 121-140

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  8. The masquerade: Gender, identity, and writing for the web

    Gian S. Pagnucci & Nicholas Mauriello

    This article explores the nature of gender in cyberspace by reporting a case study of two classes that used online posting of student papers to facilitate peer response critiquing. When posting... More

    pp. 141-151

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  9. Why Do Women Feel Ignored? Gender Differences in Computer-Mediated Classroom Interactions

    Joanna L. Wolfe

    Recent research on gender and computer-mediated communication (CMC) indicates that, despite claims to the contrary, electronic communication does not automatically equalize the proportion of... More

    pp. 153-66

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  10. The writers we happen to teach: An epilogue

    Hugh Burns

    pp. 167-169

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  11. Greeks, grandmothers, and gender: A web site review

    Lisa L. Spangenberg

    pp. 171-175

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  12. Computers and community

    John F. Barber

    pp. 203-204

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