Brecha digital de género: una revisión y una propuesta

Adriana Gil-Juarez, Ana Vitores, Joel Feliu Samuel Lajeunesse, Montse Vall-llovera

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In this article we offer a review of national and international studies of the gender digital divide, centering specifically in the research on women underrepresentation in the educational and professional field of new information and communication technologies (ICT). We also briefly characterize the interventions and actions developed in this field whose aim has been to counter this situation. Afterwards, we evaluate critically the theoretical assumptions of the reviewed investigations and undertaken actions, too centered in considering this question "a women's problem". Finally, we offer some recommendations to articulate a gendered perspective, which would allow us to progress in the knowledge of the concrete causes and the possible solutions of the gender digital divide without essentializing neither gender nor technology.
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)25-53
JournalTeoría de la Educación. Educación y Cultura en la Sociedad de la Información
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011

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