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ERIC Number: EJ537965
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-1064-4326
Women On-Line: Cultural and Relational Aspects of Women's Communication in On-line Discussion Groups.
Ferris, Sharmila Pixy
Interpersonal Computing and Technology, v4 n3-4 p29-40 Oct 1996
Women's online communication often mirrors that of face-to-face communication, linguistically and relationally. Women-only online communities, however, provide an opportunity to develop a distinct relational and cultural style. Discusses gender differences in face-to-face language use, and in mixed gender online discussion groups. Describes aspects of women-only groups on the Internet, highlighting "Webgrrls." (PEN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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