[Air-L] Men and the Internet

Jim Parker drjparker at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 08:18:24 PDT 2011


Here is a book that looks at lots of data to see what kind of porn both men
and women search.

http://www.billionwickedthoughts.com/index.html

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 10:07 AM, Peter Timusk <ptimusk at sympatico.ca> wrote:

> I don't see any references to pornography. Perhaps your original question
> avoided this. I have heard some thesis like "the porno industry is on the
> cutting edge of technology". Or "the Internet is supported by the
> pornography industry". Also at some point in the 1990's it was assumed that
> such a large internet traffic in pictures was pornography use.
>
> These are just conversations I have had with another Internet user who
> consults on Internet topics in private industry and I wonder if anyone
> hears
> any truth in these thesis?
>
> I am not sure how you ask Internet users if they have been surfing porno as
> it is like a crime survey perhaps hard to ask people these questions
> because
> of embarrassment, privacy etc.
>
> Peter Timusk
> at571 at ncf.ca
> ptimusk at sympatico.ca
> web: www.crystalcomputing.net
> blogs www.cyborgcitizen.org
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: air-l-bounces at listserv.aoir.org
> [mailto:air-l-bounces at listserv.aoir.org] On Behalf Of Gavin Deady
> Sent: September-29-11 5:58 AM
> To: air-l at aoir.org
> Subject: [Air-L] Men and the Internet
>
> Hi everyone,
> Following on from my previous message looking for literature on men and the
> internet, I was asked by a number of people to repost the list of
> literature. Hopefully it will be of use to others also, and it might keep
> on
> growing as people continue to add more.
> Thanks again for all the help,
> kind regards,
> Gavin Deady
> -------------
> Broom, A. 2005, 'Virtually He at lthy: The impact of internet use on disease
>
> experience and the doctor-patient relationship', Qualitative Health
>
> Research, vol. 15, no. 3, p. 325.
>
>
>
> Broom, A. 2005, 'The eMale: Prostate cancer, masculinity and online support
>
> as a challenge to medical expertise', Journal of Sociology, vol. 41, no. 1,
>
> p. 87.
>
>
>
> BOLDING G, DAVIS M, SHERR L and HART G (2004) Use of gay internet sites
>
> and views about online health promotion among men who have sex with men.
>
> AIDS Care 16(8), 993?1001.
>
>
>
> Campbell, J. E. (2004). Getting It On Online: Cyberspace, Gay Male
>
> Sexuality and Emboddied Identity. New York, Harrington Parker Press.
>
>
>
> Campbell, J. E. (2005). "Outing PlanetOut: Surveillance, Gay Marketing
>
> and Internet Affinity Portals." New Media and Society 7(5): 663-683.
>
>
>
> Cant, B. (2004) "Facilitating Social Networks Among Gay Men."
>
> Sociological Research Online 9.
>
>
>
> Fletcher, G. and B. Light (2007). "Going Offline: An Exploratory
>
> Cultural Artifact Analysis of an Internet Dating Site's Development
>
> Trajectories." International Journal of Information Management 27(6):
>
> 422-431.
>
>
>
> Light, B. (2007). "Introducing Masculinity Studies to Information
>
> Systems Research: the Case of Gaydar." European Journal of Information
>
> Systems 16(5): 658-665.
>
>
>
> Light, B., G. Fletcher and Adam, A. (2008). "Gay men, Gaydar and the
>
> commodification of difference." Information Technology and People 21(3):
>
> 300-314.
>
>
>
> LIVIA A (2002) Public and clandestine: gay men?s pseudonyms on the
>
> French Minitel. Sexualities 5(2), 201?217.
>
>
>
> Murphy, D., P. Rawstorne, et al. (2004). Cruising and Connecting Online:
>
> The use of Internet Chat Sites by Gay Men in Sydney and Melbourne.
>
> Sydney, National Centre in HIV Social Research, Faculty of Arts and
>
> Social Sciences, The University of New South Wales.
>
>
>
> O?RIORDAN K (2005) From usenet to gaydar: a comment on queer online
>
> community. Siggroup Bulletin 25(2), 28?32.
>
>
>
> Additionally, check out Sharif Mowlabowcus' 2010 book, Gaydar Culture,
>
> it's published by Ashgate and has an extensive bibliography.
>
>
>
> (Also, not specifically the Internet, but potentially helpful)
>
>
>
> ERIKSSON-ZETTERQUIST U and KNIGHTS D (2004) Stories about men
>
> implementing and resisting new technologies. New Technology, Work and
>
> Employment 19(3), 192?206.
>
>
>
> LOHAN M (2001) Men, masculinities and "mundane" technologies: the
>
> domestic telephone. In Virtual Gender (ADAM A and GREEN E, Eds), pp
>
> 189?206, Routledge, London.
>
>
>
> LOHAN M and FAULKNER W (2004) Masculinities and technologies. Men and
>
> Masculinities 6(4), 319?329.
>
>
>
> MOORE LJ and SCHMIDT MA (1999) On the construction of male differences:
>
> marketing variations in technosemen. Men and Masculi- nities 1(4), 331?351.
>
>
>
> Check out the following papers on gender and Wikipedia participation to be
> presented at Wikisym 2011 (http://www.wikisym.org/ws2011/):
>
>
>
> WP:Clubhouse? An Exploration of Wikipedia's Gender Imbalance
>
>  ~ S.K. Lam, A. Uduwage, Z. Dong, S. Sen, D.R. Musicant, L. Terveen and J.
>
> Riedl
>
>
>
>  Gender Differences in Wikipedia Editing
>
>  ~ J. Antin, R. Yee, C. Cheshire and O. Nov
>
>
>
> check van dijk and van deursen 2011.
>
>
>
> Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD) Network | Council of Scientific ...
>
> Traduzir esta página
>
> www.osdd.net/  - Indian initiative for collaborative drug production
> mediated by computer and internet.
>
> --
> Gavin Deady.
> ISSP/ Government of Ireland Doctoral Fellow, NIRSA/ Dept. of Sociology,
> Social Sciences Building, North Campus, National University of
> Ireland,Maynooth, Maynooth, Co. Kildare Republic of Ireland.
>
> gavin.deady at gmail.com
> 00353 87 3289294
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