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The Role of Computer Education in the Social Empowerment of Muslim Minority Women in Greek Thrace


Keratso Georgiadou

This book explores the Muslim minority women’s perceptions of how computer education can lead them to social participation. Moreover, it discusses the contribution of (administrative) members of the community to this effort. The analysis of quantitative findings shows that Muslim women in Greek Thrace exhibit a more western-oriented behavioural intention to use computers. By evaluating multiple interviews, the author presents how women use the potential of computer education for social participation and empowerment. In doing so, she emphasises the role of information and communications technology as a window to the outside world.

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Chapter 5: Discussion


5. Introduction

The previous chapter presented the findings of this study by organizing data from various sources into categories to produce a readable narrative.

The study was carried out in three parts by using a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods so as to provide richer information about the problem being addressed:

• The initial part, was was devoted to empirically validate the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) and the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) and analyze how it varies across computer attitude.

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