Gendered Design?: Information Technology And Office Systems

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Eileen Green
CRC Press, Jul 30, 1993 - Technology & Engineering - 218 pages
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This collection brings together two areas of research and debate: firstly the sociology of gender relations in the workplace, and secondly the expanding body of interdisciplinary research into the design of computer systems. The book articulates distinctive gender perspectives in relation to IT.
 

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A classic in the feminist study of technology and one of the best academic examinations of participatory design technologies and their application in the workplace.

Contents

A Review of Trends
11
Establishing Gender Perspectives on Information
31
Things versus People
53
Science Technology and
64
A Gender Perspective
81
Information Technology and Occupational
95
Sonia Liff
111
HumanCentred Opportunities for
127
The Universes of Discourse for Education and
173
Trade Unions IT and Equal Opportunities in Sweden
194
Notes on Contributors
207
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