TechnoFeminism / Edition 1

TechnoFeminism / Edition 1

by Judy Wajcman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745630448

ISBN-13: 9780745630441

Pub. Date: 05/28/2004

Publisher: Wiley

This timely and engaging book argues that technoscientific advances are radically transforming the woman-machine relationship. However, it is feminist politics rather than the technologies themselves that make the difference. TechnoFeminism fuses the visionary insights of cyberfeminism with a materialist analysis of the sexual politics of technology.  See more details below

Overview

This timely and engaging book argues that technoscientific advances are radically transforming the woman-machine relationship. However, it is feminist politics rather than the technologies themselves that make the difference. TechnoFeminism fuses the visionary insights of cyberfeminism with a materialist analysis of the sexual politics of technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745630441
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
820,288
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Feminist Utopia or Dystopia?.

1. Male Designs on Technology.

From Access to Equity.

Science as Ideology.

Technology as Patriarchal.

Sex, Class and Technology.

2. Technoscience Reconfigured.

Beyond Technological Determinism.

From Gender-Blind to Gender Aware.

Combining Feminist and Technology Studies.

3. Virtual Gender.

Networked Community.

Cyberfeminism: ‘The clitoris is a direct line to the matrtix’.

Performing Gender in Cyberspace.

Technology as Freedom.

4. The Cyborg Solution.

Embracing Science and Technology.

From Man of Science to FemaleMan©.

OncoMouseTM: Technologising Life and Reprogramming Nature.

Send in the Cyborgs.

5. Metaphor and Materiality.

Changing Technologies, Changing Subjectivities.

Towards Technofeminism.

Sociotechincal Practices: Expertise and Agency

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