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

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

by Rosalind Gill CRICT, Brunel University; Keith Grint Templeton College, Oxford., Oxford. Keith Grint Templeton College
     
 

ISBN-10: 0748401601

ISBN-13: 9780748401604

Pub. Date: 05/01/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748401604
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/1995
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction - The Gender-Technology Relation: Contemporary Theory and Research1
Pt. ITheoretical Developments in the Gender-Technology Relation29
Ch. 1Feminist Sociology and Methodology: Leaky Black Boxes in Gender/Technology Relations31
Ch. 2On Some Failures of Nerve in Constructivist and Feminist Analyses of Technology48
Pt. IICase Studies of the Gender-Technology Relation77
Ch. 3Gender is Calling: Some Reflections on Past, Present and Future Uses of the Telephone79
Ch. 4The Configuration of Domestic Practices in the Designing of Household Appliances95
Ch. 5New Reproductive Technologies and the 'Modern Condition' in Southeast England112
Ch. 6Networking Constructions of Gender and Constructing Gender Networks: Considering Definitions of Woman in the British Cervical Screening Programme146
Ch. 7Competition and Collaboration in Male Shaping of Computing: A Study of a Norwegian Hacker Culture174
Ch. 8Negotiating a Software Career: Informal Work Practices and 'The Lads' in a Software Installation192
Notes on Contributors210
Index213

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