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Feminism Confronts Technology / Edition 1
     

Feminism Confronts Technology / Edition 1

by Judy Wajcman
 

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ISBN-10: 0271008024

ISBN-13: 9780271008028

Pub. Date: 09/28/1991

Publisher: Penn State University Press

'This is a well-written, coherent, intelligent, and thoughtful statement of the interrelationship between gender and technology in modern Western society. A significantly more nuanced discussion of these complex interrelationships than one generally sees, it crosses the boundaries of discipline, specific technology, and theoretical perspective.'--Barbara Katz Rothman,

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'This is a well-written, coherent, intelligent, and thoughtful statement of the interrelationship between gender and technology in modern Western society. A significantly more nuanced discussion of these complex interrelationships than one generally sees, it crosses the boundaries of discipline, specific technology, and theoretical perspective.'--Barbara Katz Rothman, Baruch College, CUNY, author of Recreating Motherhood: Ideology and Technology in a Patriarchal Society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780271008028
Publisher:
Penn State University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Preface.

1. Feminist Critiques of Science and Technology.

2. The Technology of Production: Making a Job of Gender.

3. Reproductive Technology: Delivered into Men's Hands.

4. Domestic Technology: Labour-saving or Enslaving?.

5. The Built Environment: Women's Place, Gendered Space.

6. Technology as Masculine Culture.

Conclusion.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index.

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