The Gender-Technology Relation
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The Gender-Technology Relation : Contemporary Theory and Research - An Introduction

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First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.show more

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  • Hardback | 228 pages
  • 160 x 236.2 x 20.3mm | 544.32g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748401601
  • 9780748401604

Table of contents

Part One Theoretical Developments in the Gender-Technology Relationship: Feminist Sociology and Methodology: Leaky Black Boxes in Gender/Technology Relations; On Some Failures of Nerve in Constructivist and Feminist Analyses of Technology. Part Two Case Studies of the Gender- Technology Relation: Gender is Calling: Some Reflections of Past, Present and Future Uses of the Telephone; The Configuration of Domestic Practices in the Designing of Household Appliances; New Reproductive Technologies and "the Modern Condition" in South East England; Networking Constructions of Gender and Constructing Gender Networks: Considering Definitions of Woman in the British Cervical Screening Programme; Competition and Collaboration in the Male Shaping of Computing; Negotiating A Software Career: Informal Work Practices And "The Lads" In a Software Installation.show more