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Title: From Old Boys Network to Virtual Network: A study of internet technology use amongst UK academics, and the extent to which it is disrupting the gendered academic research culture
Author: Manuel, Anne Louise
ISNI:       0000 0001 3618 548X
Awarding Body: University of Bristol
Current Institution: University of Bristol
Date of Award: 2008
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UK academe has been frequently reported as being a male-dominated space where cultures and practices persistently discriminate against women reaching the higher echelons of the profession (Knights and Richards, 2003). My research is concerned with one important aspect of higher education - its predominant research culture - and asks whether increased use of Internet technologies is disrupting the research culture's traditional androcentric structures, values, interactions, identities and practices, to create more of a level playing field for male and female academics working in UK higher education institutions.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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