手机知网 App
24小时专家级知识服务
打 开
手机知网|搜索

Cyber-society-Females-Marginalized or Not——An Analysis of Women’s Social Status in the Cyber Space

张海燕

  Significantly,the modern communication technology---Internet itself sees the enormous positive impacts exerted upon the human society,which is now marked as a cyber society,particularly in terms of cyber democracy.As one important dimension on the democratic scale,women s social status as apposed to the men s in the cyber society has achieved more study concerns among both feminists and non-feminists.Then has the new technology-Internet made any change of the traditional social relationship between women and men in Cyber society? Personally,cyber society remains male-oriented,and women are relatively marginalized.Actually,the question of how women remain as a weak gender is more discussed than of why it is so among scholars and feminists in a profound sense.Although there is reason analysis conducted by researchers like Spencer,Wang,they made their studies from such perspectives as social gender structure,market,technology-control.and this paper,however,endeavors to discuss why women still remain as a weak gender in cyber society from two perspectives,one perspective of information production -an analysis of encoding and discourse power in cyber-society,and the other perspective of the engendered technology-a discussion of women s conventionally psychological perception on technology and its using---fear and insecurity.……   
App内打开