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What The Internet Age Means For Female Scholars, Rosa Brooks Jan 2006

What The Internet Age Means For Female Scholars, Rosa Brooks

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Is the Internet-driven transformation of legal scholarship good for the girls, or bad for the girls?

Will it remove some of the handicaps that have dogged women's efforts to join the ranks of scholarly "superstars"? Or will it only increase the professional obstacles still faced by women in legal academia? In this short Essay, the author tries to predict some of the promises and perils that the Internet holds for women in the legal academy.