ICT has become an integral part of our daily life. The blessings of ICT are used by many for performing evil purposes. These evil acts can be coined as technological violence. Usually women and girls are the primary targets. Masculinity is traditionally related with the enactment of violence. Through various norms, cultural practices and given standards young boys are taught to become masculine. The social factors, peer group, technology, family and educational institutions play a vital role in shaping the gender identity of a boy. ICT is one such factor that influences the construction of masculinity among young men. The objective of this study is to identify the interaction among ICT, masculinity and violence. Technological advancement influences the mindset of young men and boys who are always affiliated with various technological products. So, these factors influence young men to practice dominant behavior. This study endeavors to create an opportunity to answer the unknown facts regarding how and why young men’s construction of masculinity leads them to engage in violent acts towards women and how these young men in Dhaka city are using ICT as a tool for perpetrating violence.
|Number of Pages||92|
|Book Type||Gender studies, gender groups|
|Country of Manufacture||India|
|Product Brand||LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing|
|Product Packaging Info||Box|
|In The Box||1 Piece|
|Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com||2015-06-08 00:00:00|