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Alan Finlay

Alan Finlay is a writer and the editor of Global Information Society Watch. He teaches communications for social change at the Wits University Journalism Programme.

Feminist talk

[BOOK REVIEW] Interpreting the Internet: Feminist and Queer counterpublics in Latin America

Posted Mié 5 Abr 2017 - 18:29 | 2,656 views
'Interpreting the internet: Feminist and Queer Counterpublics in Latin America by Elisabeth Jay Friedman looks at a decade long engagement of feminist and women's movements with technology. Alan Finlay reviews the book for GenderIT.org, and finds it to be essential reading for anyone interested in how feminist (or any) counterpublics are formed and shaped by appropriating whatever technology is...

Editorial

No easy reading

Posted Vie 29 Nov 2013 - 02:04 | 7,257 views
Nora Quebral (2012) - who is credited with coming up with the concept of 'development communication' in the early 70s - argued recently in an account of Asian domestic workers in the Middle East, and the right-to-drive protest by women in Saudi Arabia, that any analysis of rights is necessarily deeply contextual: “A tough question to answer would be: in which [of these two societies] do women...
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