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ERIC Number: ED247025
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Mar
Pages: 30
Abstractor: N/A
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The Consequences of Home Computers for Gender-Role Socialization: Defining a Theoretical Perspective.
Gripshover, Nancy A.
An important concern related to the increase in numbers of home computers is the integration of technology into the family system. This paper defines a theoretical perspective and research strategies from which to assess gender-related perceptions surrounding home computer use. The perspective is drawn from B. Bernstein's (1971, 1973) notions of person-oriented and positional families. From this perspective, the patterns of interaction within a family contribute to reliance on particular ways of organizing social reality. These patterns are expected to be a major force in the development of children's perceptions of computer use. (Author/RH)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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