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Gender scholars have argued that existing social structures play an important role in the development and diffusion of technology. They have also suggested that technology is a multifaceted construct and that gender is implicated in all facets. As part of a larger and still-ongoing investigation,...
An ethnographic study was designed to understand the nature and the role of public library service in a specific context. Using mostly the theoretical frameworks of Pierre Bourdieu and Anthony Giddens, the study provides an analysis of the two basic systems of meaning that service providers bring...