Conflict, criticism, or confidence: an empirical examination of the gender gap in wikipedia contributions

@article{Collier2012ConflictCO,
  title={Conflict, criticism, or confidence: an empirical examination of the gender gap in wikipedia contributions},
  author={Ben Collier and J. Bear},
  journal={Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work},
  year={2012}
}
  • Ben Collier, J. Bear
  • Published 2012
  • Computer Science, Psychology
  • Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work
A recent survey of contributors to Wikipedia found that less than 15% of contributors are women. This gender contribution gap has received significant attention from both researchers and the media. A panel of researchers and practitioners has offered several insights and opinions as to why a gender gap exists in contributions despite gender anonymity online. The gender research literature suggests that the difference in contribution rates could be due to three factors: (1) the high levels of… Expand
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