Women, Work and Computerization. Opportunities and disadvantages

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This book deals with the introduction of new technology into women's work - the impact it is making the problems it generates. The emphasis is placedon the exploraiton of women's perspectives on computerization in the office and in manufacturing. Other topics dealt with include: -an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses in women's participation in systems design and in educaton: - an examination of the concept of skills; - a comprehensive introduction to the current status of remote work. Of particular interest in this volume is. therefore, the focussing of attention on women in the area of computers and new technology, covering aspects which are only rarely addressed in Computer Science literature.


  • Agneta Olerup
  • Leslie Schneider
  • Elsbeth Monod
Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Information Systems, Social aspects


  • women, work, office work, computers, computerization
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication[Host publication title missing]
ISBN (Print)0-444-87864-5
Publication statusPublished - 1985
Publication categoryResearch
EventIFIP WG9.1 First Working Conference on Women, Work and Computerization, 1984 - Riva del Sole, Tuscany, Italy
Duration: 1984 Sep 171984 Sep 21


ConferenceIFIP WG9.1 First Working Conference on Women, Work and Computerization, 1984
CityRiva del Sole, Tuscany