Feminism Confronts Technology

Feminism Confronts Technology

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This book provides an exploration of the impact of technology on women's lives. The technology considered includes word processors, food processors, genetic engineering and buildings. The book surveys sociological and feminist literature on technology, and argues that there is an in-built male bias in the way technology is designed and defined.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • Polity Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated edition
  • 9 illustrations, bibliography, index
  • 0745607772
  • 9780745607771

Table of contents

Feminist critiques of science and technology; the technology of production - making a job of gender; reproductive technology - delivered into men's hands; domestic technology - labour-saving or enslaving; the built environment - women's place, gendered space; technology as masculine culture.show more

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