1)     Women@internet questions on intro, ch 3-5


2)     pp. 56-57 What are the relations between boundaries and knowledge for international feminist activism?

3)     Pp. 57-58 How should feminists regard cultural differences between women in different nations?

4)     Pp. 59-60 What is the significance of the public/private split for feminists? How does this differ for local versus global perspectives?

5)     Pp. 61-63 How might IT help to address feminist communication issues?

6)     Pp. 64-65 What are the challenges to using the internet in feminist work?

7)     Pp. 66-67 returning to question #1, what does Youngs mean by cross-boundary potential?

8)     Pp. 69-70 How does Austerlic’s geographic location influence her analysis? What was Flores’ contribution?

9)     Pp. 70-71 Invent an example of design that illustrates Boneipe’s main concepts.

10)Pp. 71-72 Normally we think of IT in development as a problem of access – how does Austerlic broaden this?

11)pp. 72-73 What might be the role of IT for social change in Latin America?

12)pp. 73-75 What role might education play in creating IT design grounded in Latin American culture?

13)Pp. 77-78 How does the effects of IT on our experience of  immediacy and distance make the authors suspicious of the internet “tale of progress?”

14)Pp. 79-80 Contrast the techno-optimism of Gates and Negroponte with the potential problems of surveillance. How do the authors geographic origins influence their choice of examples?

15)Pp. 80-82 How do the authors see interactions between IT and capitalism causing social problems?

16)Pp. 82-84 How might gender differences in communication create problems in IT communication systems?

17)Pp. 84-86 How do the authors envision a progressive approach to IT communication?