The Question of Empowerment: Women’s Perspective on Their Internet Use

@article{Choudhury2009TheQO,
  title={The Question of Empowerment: Women’s Perspective on Their Internet Use},
  author={Naziat Choudhury},
  journal={Gender, Technology and Development},
  year={2009},
  volume={13},
  pages={341 - 363}
}
  • Naziat Choudhury
  • Published 1 January 2009
  • Business
  • Gender, Technology and Development
Abstract This study poses the question of whether and under what conditions the Internet is or is not an empowering tool for women Internet users in Bangladesh. The main focus of the study is on those women who, academically or professionally, are not associated with technology, and hence, we turn our gaze on home-based women Internet users, who by defi nition, belong to the elite of society. The study is based on the concept of empowerment in terms of agency. In-depth interviews were conducted… 
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