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TechnoFeminism.

Author: Judy Wajcman
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wajcman, Judy.
TechnoFeminism.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Wajcman
ISBN: 9780745638058 0745638058
OCLC Number: 850163677
Description: 1 online resource (156 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Title page; Copyright page; Preface; 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 matrix'; Performing Gender in Cyberspace; Technology as Freedom; 4 The Cyborg Solution; Embracing Science and Technology. From Man of Science to FemaleMan©OncoMouseTM: Technologizing Life and Reprogramming Nature; Send in the Cyborgs; 5 Metaphor and Materiality; Changing Technologies, Changing Subjectivities; Towards Technofeminism; Sociotechnical Practices: Expertise and Agency; Index.

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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.

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'Draws on a range of feminist perspectives, including the liberal and radical perspectives, to aid the analysis and to suggest fruitful ways forward for feminism.' Gender, Work & Organization

 
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