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Gender, health and information technology in context

Author: Ellen Balka; Eileen Green; Flis Henwood
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Series: Health, technology, and society.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume breaks new ground by asking how our understandings of gender can be informed by exploring the socio-technical relations of ICTs in health care, and how far an appreciation of the ways in which gender works can inform and improve our understanding of how ICTs are being developed, implemented, and used in health care contexts"--Provided by publisher.
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Gender, health and information technology in context.
Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(DLC) 2009044057
(OCoLC)317453398
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Balka; Eileen Green; Flis Henwood
ISBN: 9780230245396 0230245390 1282672215 9781282672215 9781349303489 1349303488
OCLC Number: 650307449
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 220 pages) : maps.
Contents: Introduction: informing gender? health and information technologies in context / E. Balka, E. Green & F. Henwood --
All change? gender, health and the internet / F. Henwood & S. Wyatt --
Gendered identities and caring: health intermediaries and technology in rural and remote Queensland / L. Simpson, M. Hall & S. Leggett Geeks who care: gender, caring and community access computers / L. Bella --
Cyber-burdens: emerging imperatives in women's unpaid care work / R. Harris --
Nursing technologies? gender, care, and skill in the use of patient care information systems / Z. Sharman --
Gender, information technology and making health work: unpacking complex relations at work / E. Balka --
Gendering work? women and technologies in health sare / P. Armstrong, H. Armstrong & K. Messing --
Ungendering women's health: information systems and occupational health indicators / G. Le Jeune --
"It can see into your body": gender, ICTs and and decision making about midlife women's health / E. Green, F. Griffiths & A. Lindenmeyer --
Conclusion: reconfiguring the gender, technology and health relationship / E. Balka, E. Green & F. Henwood.
Series Title: Health, technology, and society.
Responsibility: edited by Ellen Balka, Eileen Green, Flis Henwood.
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