2007

Gender Designs IT

Construction and Deconstruction of Information Society Technology

ISBN: 978-3-531-14818-2 (Print) 978-3-531-90295-1 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-6

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Pages 9-32

      Gender Research and IT Construction: Concepts for a Challenging Partnership

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      Pages 33-50

      The United Nations World Summit on the Information Society: Empowering Women as Shapers of the Information Society?

  3. Analysis and Deconstruction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 51-51

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      Pages 53-63

      ’social’ Robots & ‘Emotional’ Software Agents: Gendering Processes and De-Gendering Strategies for ‘Technologies in the Making’

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      Pages 65-78

      Ambient Intelligence, between Heaven and Hell. A Transformative Critical Room?

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      Pages 79-94

      Feminist Technoscience Rearranging in the Black Box of Information Technology

  4. Construction of Information Society Technology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 95-95

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      Pages 97-108

      Uncovering the Invisible: Gender-Sensitive Analysis of Call Center Work and Software

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      Pages 109-120

      E-Empowerment of Heterogeneous Feminist Networks

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      Pages 121-131

      Implicit/Explicit Alliances between Gender and Technology in the Construction of Virtual Networks

  5. Education and Empowerment for the Information Society

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-133

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      Pages 135-147

      Bridging Disciplines: Gender Studies and Computer Science in an E-Learning Course

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      Pages 149-159

      Computer Games: Playing Gender, Reflecting on Gender

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      Pages 161-174

      LogoGo — An Approach to the Design of Girl-Specific Educational Software

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      Pages 175-188

      Robotics and Gender: The Use of Robotics for the Empowerment of Girls in the Classroom

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 189-195