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Feminist technology

Linda L. Layne

Feminist technology

by Linda L. Layne

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Linda L. Layne, Sharra L. Vostral, and Kate Boyer
SeriesWomen, gender, and technology, Women, gender, and technology
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1190 .F46315 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 237 p. :
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24379486M
ISBN 100252035321, 0252077202
ISBN 109780252035326, 9780252077203
LC Control Number2009045141
OCLC/WorldCa460058296

  “Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings.” Adventure Business Computers and Internet Computers and Technology Education & Learning Engineering Family and Kids Fantasy Fiction Food and Health Health and Fitness History Hobbies and Interest Horror Anything and everything you need to know about the world of books. The Feminist Book Club is a democratic collective dedicated to DIY education, respect, and commu more 8 members, last active 9 years ago The Womanist Reader. The purpose of this group is to discuss and.

I recommend this book for scholars of all disciplines who are looking for a collection of essays to extend their lens toward gender and technology."--Review of Policy Research "Crucial to deepening feminist theory as a contribution to social transformation."--Signs "A good view of a world in which technology and gender are intertwined."--JAC.   Buy a cheap copy of Feminism Confronts Technology book by Judy Wajcman. In the first major study of its kind, Judy Wajcman challenges the common assumption that technology is gender neutral and analyzes its influence on the lives of Free shipping over $

  Women, Science, and Technology is an ideal reader for courses in feminist science studies, science studies more generally, women’s studies, and studies in gender and education. This second edition fully updates its predecessor, dropping ten readings and replacing them with new ones that: extend content coverage into areas not originally included, such as . The topic of feminist research has frequently been neglected in standard research methods books. The purpose of this Primer is to invite students to explore.


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Feminist Technology. A multi-voiced debate on technologies designed to improve women's lives. Is there such a thing as a "feminist technology". If so, what makes a technology feminist. Is it in the design process, in the thing itself, in the way it is marketed, or in the way it is used by women (or by men).

stars--This book initially sets out to answer the question of what is a feminist technology. Is anything that empowers women, and that some women consider to be feminist, a feminist technology. Or can nothing be feminist if everybody doesn't agree that it's feminist?/5.

Is there such a thing as a "feminist technology". If so, what makes a technology feminist. Is it in the design process, in the thing itself, in the way it is marketed, or in the way it is used by women (or by men)?In this collection, feminist scholars trained in diverse fields consider these questions by examining a range of products, tools, and technologies that were specifically.

Book Description. Women, Science, and Technology is an ideal reader for courses in feminist science studies. This third edition fully updates its predecessor with a new introduction and twenty-eight new readings that explore social constructions mediated by technologies, expand the scope of feminist technoscience studies, and move beyond the.

Feminist Technology. For women to be able to participate equally, we need technologies that empower women and bridge the digital gender divide. We need feminist technology (because feminism also means equality). While there Feminist technology book be only one understanding of the term feminist technology (because there isn’t only one feminism), I can offer.

The quintessential text of second wave feminism, Friedan’s book became one of the original pieces of feminist theory to become a. Bio: Leslie Gardner PhD is co-convenor of Feminism and Technology Conference, and author of ‘Rhetorical Investigations: G B Vico and C G Jung’ (R outledge ) and upcoming book on ghostwriting – graduate of Essex Dept of PPS she is presently a F ellow in the department.

The book definies and ascribes responsibility in technics and science from a feminist perspective – regarding for instance the technological transformation of labor, the life in the information society, and the relationship between humans and machines.

Welcome to the community review site for Data you for your generosity and time in choosing to read and comment on this manuscript draft. The review period for this draft will close on January 7,although the ability to leave comments will still be available after that point.

We have chosen to put this draft online because of a foundational principle of this. Women, Science, and Technology is an ideal reader for courses in feminist science studies. This third edition fully updates its predecessor with a new introduction and twenty-eight new readings that explore social constructions mediated by technologies, expand the scope of feminist technoscience studies, and move beyond the nature/culture by: Books and magazines are in italics, all other types of literature are not and are in quotation marks.

References lead when possible to a link to the full text of the literature. "A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century", Donna Haraway () Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American.

“Teaching Feminist Technology Design” by Frances Bronet and Linda L. Layne is the title of a chapter (Ch 7: p. ) in the newly released book Feminist s Bronet is dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, University of Oregon.

Many scholars have used feminism as a theoretical framework through which to understand and critique science, technology, and medicine. Yet feminism itself has been a part of twentieth-century history and has coexisted, however uneasily, with developments in Price: $   Introduction.

I offer this paper in the belief that what we might, with apologies to Sandra Harding (), call “the technology question in feminism” has been generally there exist several established streams of feminist scholarship on technologies, technology per se has been undertheorized in much of this literature, with serious implications for feminist.

She surveys sociological and feminist literature on technology, highlighting the male bias in the way technology is defined as well as developed. Over the last two decades feminists have identified men's monopoly on technology as an important source of their power, women's lack of technological skills as an important element in their.

Endorsements. Data Feminism is a powerful call to action for everyone who cares about how technology reflects and reproduces social hierarchies and antly argued, engagingly written, and collaboratively crafted, this groundbreaking work enacts a feminist politics of knowledge production that will serve as a guide for generations to come.

Feminist Review is a peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal contributing to new agendas for feminism. The journal invites critical reflection on the relationship between materiality and representation, theory and practice, subjectivity and communities, contemporary and historical formations.

Women and tech: It's heady to think about how technology is empowering women today, but some technological advances are still being used to hurt women. In the conclusion to her landmark book, "Feminism Confronts Technology" (), Judy Wajcman identifies her critical approach to gender and technology as the “social shaping approach” which “insists that technology is always a form of social knowledge, practices and products.” (p.

) The value of Wajcman’s approach becomes clear when we witness its 5/5(1). Feminist theory is the theoretical and philosophical arm of feminism.

Its goal is to explain and help society understand the characteristics of inequality between the genders. It examines women's roles in many professional fields, such as sociology, economics, education, sociology, philosophy, communications and more.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm.

Contents: Sorting out the question of feminist technology / Deborah G. Johnson --The need to bleed?A feminist technology assessment of menstrual-suppressing birth control pills / Jennifer Aengst, Linda L. Layne --Why the home pregnancy test isn't the feminist. Bitch Media's Mission is to provide and encourage an engaged, thoughtful feminist response to media and popular culture.