Processed Lives: Gender and Technology in Everyday Life by Melodie CalvertProcessed Lives: Gender and Technology in Everyday Life by Melodie Calvert

Processed Lives: Gender and Technology in Everyday Life

EditorMelodie Calvert, Jennifer Terry

Paperback | March 20, 1997

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Considers how the terms of gender are embodied in technologies, and conversely, how technologies shape our notions of gender. The contributors explore the complex territory between the lust for, and the fear of, technology, commenting on the ambivalence women experience in relation to machines. Discussing topics such as embryonic fertilization, the virtual female, networking women, the sexuality of computers, surveillance systems, UFOs, and the emancipation of Barbie,
rocessed Lives offers a provocative, visually rich critical approach to th multifaceted relationships between masculinity, femininity and machines. Contributors: Barbie Liberation Organization, Ericka Beckman, Lisa Cartwright, Gregg Bordowitz, Sara Diamond, Judith Halberstam, Evelynn Hammonds, Kathy High, David Horn, Ira Livingston, Bonita Makuch, Margaret Morse, Soheir Morsy, Liss Platt, B Ruby Rich, Connie Samaras, Joya Saunders, Julia Scher, Andrea Slane, Mary Ellen Strom, Christime Tamblyn, Nina Wakeford.
Title:Processed Lives: Gender and Technology in Everyday LifeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 9.69 × 6.85 × 0.7 inPublished:March 20, 1997Publisher:Taylor and Francis

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ISBN - 10:0415149320

ISBN - 13:9780415149327

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Processed Lives analyzes the interrelations of gender and technology. It considers how the terms of gender are embodies in technologies, and conversely, how technologies shape our notions of gender. The contributors explore the complex territory between the lust for technology and the fear of technology, commenting particularly on the ambivalence women experience in relation to machines.

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""Processed Lives analyzes the interrelations of gender and technology.It considers how the terms of gender are embodied in technologies and, conversely, how technologies shape our notions of gender.."-Bulleti of science, Technology & Society/ October 2000. ""Processed Lives...contributes new theoretical and practical insights about the experience and understanding of these technologies."-"Signs, Autumn 1999 ..."this book offers a provocative, visually rich and playful critical approach to the multifaceted relationships between masculinity, femininity and machines."-"Parachute "Catalog Blurb."-Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, Oct. 2000