Feminist Cyberethics in Asia: Religious Discourses on Human Connectivity

Cyberspace and Asian CulturesCyberspace as the New Areopagus?Asian Feminist Ethical-Religious Discourses on Human ConnectivityKey Issues and ArgumentsICTs and Empowerment of WomenThe “Informatics of Domination”Masquerading and Other Ethical ChallengesReligious CulturesSignposts for New Theologies and Spiritualities for a Digital AgeNotesBibliographyI Exclusion, Inclusion, and Collusion Resistance/Collusion with Masculinist-Capitalist Fantasies? Japanese and Filipino Women in the Cyber-TerrainThe Case of Japanese Women: Hypersexuality in Anime, Manga and Visual NovelsHypersexuality of Female Images in AnimeViolence in RepresentationPower and Resistance or Acquiescence to Masculinist Fantasies?Do Women Want a Virtual Penis?The Nature of Her Dissent: ParadoxicalThe Case of Filipino Women: Digital Love or Continued Commodification in Cyberspace?Resistance to StereotypingThe Ambivalence of DissentIs Sexual Liberation, Women’s Liberation?The Tentacles of Andrarchy and Neo-Liberal Capitalism in CyberspaceConclusionNotesBibliographyReading the Cyborg in Singapore Technology, Gender, and EmpowermentThe Aware SagaHaraway's Cyborg and TechnopoliticsThe Gendering of New TechnologyThe Statistic that is Here to StayConclusion: Singapore the Cyborg StateNotesBibliographyDigital Revolution — Creating a Flat World for Indian WomenIndian Women in the Digital Revolution Poverty and Patriarchal RestraintsICT Helping to Change the Power EquationEconomic EmpowermentHandling Situations of ViolenceWomen Sharing Information and OrganizingMy Experience of Using the InternetEmpowering Women through EducationReligious Congregations Using ICT for MissionSoft Power of New Media Confronts Hard Power of PatriarchyCyberspace—The Risks for WomenConclusionNotesBibliographyWomen in Cyberspace: A New Key to Emancipatory Politics of LocationThe Narakkal Episode: Virtual Space Facilitating a Liberative DiscourseWhy Location Matters? The Political Significance of CyberspaceThe Danger Spots on the Cyber TerrainThe “Ex-tension” of Borders A Crucial Step in Subaltern PoliticsCyberspace a Liminal SpaceCyber Talk as God TalkBoundary Crossing and the Gospel PoliticsConclusionNotesBibliographyII Women, Work, and FamilyEthical-Pastoral Challenges of Call Center JobsCatholic Social Teaching on LaborPersonal, Familial and Societal DevelopmentWomen’s EmpowermentSkills TrainingVirtues and Vices Developed in Call Center WorkCall Center Work, Women and FamilyNational and Global DevelopmentRights of Workers in Call CentersRight to Physical IntegrityNegative Effects of Graveyard ShiftHigh Level of StressSecurity ConcernsRight to Form UnionsSpirituality of WorkConclusion and RecommendationsNotesBibliographyFor Better or for Worse? Migrant Women Workers and ICTsAsian Migrant Women Workers and ICTsJob Search and RecruitmentSending Financial Assistance or ObligationsSocio-Political NetworkingMaintaining Family Relationship and ResponsibilityTheological ChallengesBridging the Digital Divide in the Age of GlobalizationReimagining Women and the Family in the Age of Migration and ICTConclusionNotesBibliographyIII Religion and Cyberspace Sacralizing Time and Space through an Epistemology of Peace: A Feminist Reading of DiscipleSFX of MalaysiaBackground: Heaven and Earth in the Here and Now?Feminizing Time and SpaceDe-Sacralizing Time and SpaceSacralizing Time and SpaceConclusionNotesBibliographyFrom Cyberchurch to Faith Apps Religion 2.o on the Rise?Cyberchurching in Electronic Frontiers and Religion 1.0Material-Digital Faith Interactions and Religion 2.0Critically Approaching Human Connectivity and ParticipationDigital Ethics and ImplicationsNotesBibliographyIV Spirituality in the Digital AgeThe Spirit Hovers Over CyberspaceCulture as Medium and Receptacle of the Christian MessageOral CultureVisual CultureLiterate CultureDigital CulturePositive and Negative Interpretations of the New TechnologiesSacred Time and Place in CyberspaceSocial Networking and Sense of IdentityAccording to the same study,The Sense of Community in CyberspaceImplications and Challenges of the Digital Era on our Christian faithIntegration of Spirituality and TechnologyAuthentic ConnectionConclusionNotesBibliographySpiritual Praxis through PhotographyToward an Alternative Media BehaviorMedia Behavior: A Personal Decision Let Technology Do It for UsA Connection That SeparatesPhotography: A Spiritual Praxis toward Alternative Media BehaviorSeeing with the EyeSilence in the Noisy PlacesWorking with the Spirit of CreativityReleasing the BodyFeminist Ethics in the Praxis of PhotographyNotesBibliographyA Cyborg Spirituality and Its Theo-Anthropological FoundationMaterial-Spiritual Continuum in AnimismTraditional Animism in East AsiaAnimism in the Cybernetic AgeSpirited Matter in the ScripturesSpirit as RuachSpirit as ShekinahJesus as Spirit-Sophia Made FleshA Feminist Cyborg Spirituality Of Communication37Affirms the Sacredness of All CreationRecognizes the Cyborg as a Moral AgentRespects the Plurality and Diversity of CyborgsCreates Spaces/Resists ExclusionNetworks for Social ChangeConclusionNotesBibliography
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