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From Women and Technology to Gendered Technoscience

Wajcman, Judy


This paper situates current discussions of women's position in ICTs in the wider context of feminist debates on gender and technology. While a common trend among early feminist theorists was a profound pessimism about the inherent masculinity of technology, this was replaced during the 1990s by an unwarranted optimism about the liberating potential of technoscience for women. This article gives an account of both technophobia and technophilia, arguing that recent approaches drawing on the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Information, Communication and Society
DOI: 10.1080/13691180701409770


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