Last edited by Vurn
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 | History

10 edition of Technologies of the gendered body found in the catalog.

Technologies of the gendered body

reading cyborg women

by Anne Marie Balsamo

  • 287 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminist theory,
  • Cybernetics -- Social aspects,
  • Body, Human -- Social aspects,
  • Gender identity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-211) and index.

    StatementAnne Balsamo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1190 .B35 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 219 p. :
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL790201M
    ISBN 100822316862, 0822316986
    LC Control Number95022648

    In the article “Becoming a Gendered body: Practices of Preschools”, Karin Martin uses a method of research known as field observation in order to study how this ‘hidden curriculum’ controls children’s bodily practices and turns them into girls and boys. (e.g., chairman when referring to a woman). Referential gender in body-part lex-emes again shows great similarities with personal nouns. Depending on the con-text, lexically and socially gendered body-part terms can, of course, refer to female as well as male bodies. This is straightforward with socially gendered body parts.

    Women and games: Technologies of the gendered self. August ; inspiring the title to Chess' book on the matter) make sense when considering masking other body, gender, and sexual issues. S. K. Lewis - Gendering the Body / Glossary vii Gender: Gender is a social phenomenon not empirically related to sex. To again quote West and Zimmerman (), gender "is the activity of managing situated conduct in light of normative conceptions of attitudes and activities appropriate for one's sex category" (). Culturally, gender is.

    Bornstein, a trans woman who finds gender deeply problematic, sums up this resistance nicely in her book title, Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us1. It is commonly argued that biological differences between males and females determine gender by causing enduring differences in capabilities and Size: KB.   This technology has also, however, led to a widening gender gap in poorer countries. For it is largely men who control the information revolution that helps to educate, inform and empower. In low and middle-income countries, a woman is 21 percent less likely than a man to own a mobile phone, according to research done by GSMA.


Share this book
You might also like
The confidential life of Eugenia Cooper

The confidential life of Eugenia Cooper

Phases of faith: or, Passages from the history of my creed

Phases of faith: or, Passages from the history of my creed

Modern dairy-farming.

Modern dairy-farming.

Commercial geography of the British Isles

Commercial geography of the British Isles

Plants & Fungi

Plants & Fungi

The Structure of Indian Thought

The Structure of Indian Thought

History of Washington County from its first settlement to the present time

History of Washington County from its first settlement to the present time

U.S. Navy Medical Department patient administration handbook

U.S. Navy Medical Department patient administration handbook

A decade of radio advertising

A decade of radio advertising

Saint among the Hurons

Saint among the Hurons

1996 Census dictionary.

1996 Census dictionary.

Living and believing

Living and believing

Spanish grammar

Spanish grammar

Black clover

Black clover

The Cancer Handbook

The Cancer Handbook

Technologies of the gendered body by Anne Marie Balsamo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Examining the ways in which the body is gendered in its interactions with new technologies of corporeality, Technologies of the Gendered Body counters the claim that in our scientific culture the material body has become obsolete.

With ample evidence that the techno-body is always gendered and marked by race, this book sets the stage for a renewed feminist engagement with contemporary technological Cited by: This book takes the process of "reading the body" into the fields at the forefront of culturethe vast spaces mapped by science and technologyto show that the body in high-tech is as gendered /5.

Technologies of the Gendered Body combines close readings of popular texts—such as Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale, the movie Pumping Iron II: The Women, cyberpunk magazines, and mass media—with analyses of medical literature, public policy documents, and specific technological practices.

Balsamo describes the ways in which certain biotechnologies. Examining the ways in which the body is gendered in its interactions with new technologies of corporeality, Technologies of the Gendered Body counters the claim that in our scientific culture the material body has become obsolete.

With ample evidence that the techno-body is always gendered and marked by race, this book sets the stage for a renewed feminist engagement with contemporary technological. This book takes the process of 'reading the body' in the fields at the forefront of culture-- the vast spaces mapped by science and technology-- to show that the body in high tech is as gendered as ever.

This book takes the process of 'reading the body' in the fields at the forefront of culture-- the vast spaces mapped by science and technology-- to show that the body in high tech is as gendered. Bekker, MHJThe gendered body: Body and gender and the inter-relationships with health.

in L Sherr & J St Lawrence (eds), Women, Health and the Mind. Chichester, John Wiley & Sons, pp. The gendered body: Body and gender and the inter-relationships with health. Book Description. An interdisciplinary investigation of the relationship between gender and technology Each of the ten chapters in Women, Gender, and Technology explores a different aspect of how gender and technology work--and are at work--in particular domains, including film narratives, reproductive technologies, information technology, /5(2).

Technology can gender us, but we can also be gendered by technology. A simple example of this would be the technology of make-up and cosmetics, which genders its users as feminine (for the most part). On the flip side, technologies of beauty are traditionally gendered by society as feminine.

Clearly, technology can gender humans, and humans. This book explores the gender dimension in technology commercialization through a collection of papers by internationally renowned scholars in the USA, Mexico and Europe. Technology, Commercialization and Gender looks at various gender imbalances in this key innovation area and demonstrates that.

the field of gender and technology studies, or feminist technology studies (FTS), catalyzes continual advances in studying what FTS terms the coproduction of gender and tech-nology. Explorations of “constructive” ten-sions in FTS (Lohan ) aim to develop innovative analyses of the material worlds we are creating through technology, and.

Gendered Bodies and New Technologies: Rethinking Embodiment in a Cyber-era, by Amanda du Preez This book first published Cambridge Scholars Publishing 12 Back Chapman Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2XX, UK British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.

Anne Balsamo is the author of Technologies of the Gendered Body ( avg rating, 63 ratings, 1 review, published ), Designing Culture ( avg rati /5. Here one can see operating the technologies of gender, such as: weight concerns; cosmetic surgery and other types of technological interventions and reconstructions; women's athleticism and body-building; body sculpting (piercing, tattooing); the management of menstruation, pregnancy, and other forms of public surveillance and uterine politics; and.

Looking into the co-creation of gender & technology, this work explores how gender & technology work in particular domains, including film narratives, reproductive technologies, information technology, & the profession of engineering. "Body, Technology, and Gender in Transsexual Autobiographies", Changing Sex: Transsexualism, Technology, and the Idea of Gender, Bernice L.

"Balsamo's very thorough exploration of technology's impact on and redefinition of the gendered body is at the vanguard of an area of study that is just now coming into its own.

Her analyses are clear and masterful."-Cathy Schwichtenberg, University of Georgia "Balsamo takes us further into cyborg territory than any intelligent book has done.

The relationship between gender identity and the human body became in the nineties of 20th century one of the key research topics, as in gender studies, and in gender history itself. Where else also search base for the different character of women´s and men´s gender stereotypes than in the constitution in the core relationship that defines its own capacities and capabilities of.

Why tech’s gender problem is nothing new Decades after women were pushed out of programming, Amazon’s AI recruiting technology carried.

Designed for undergraduate students, Gendered Bodies: Feminist Perspectives, Second Edition, is a concise textbook/reader that provides a critical and multifaceted approach to the study of gendered bodies.

Acclaimed scholars Judith Lorber and Lisa Jean Moore analyze the construction of gendered bodies in different contexts. One of her books, Technologies of the Gendered Body, notoriously begins with the sentence: "My mother was a computer," underlining the fact that before 'computer' became a term for a machine, it was the term used for the people (mainly women) who kept the machines running and, in some cases, wrote programs for mater: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Gender & Technology. March 6, Laura Blankenship Gendered Technology Societies around the world all claim in some manner or another that there are differences between the female and male sex.

In this way, this gives all societies a varied degree of gendered inequality. One of these cultural cliché’s is especially prominent within society.Gendered/Sexed Bodies.

N. othing is as intimately linked to one’s sex/gender identity as how one feels and acts in one’s body. This is perhaps why many assume that nonverbal communication is more biologically determined than verbal communica- tion.