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Technology and Women's Voices : Keeping in Touch - Cheris Kramarae

Technology and Women's Voices

Keeping in Touch

By: Cheris Kramarae (Editor)

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Published: 28th January 1988
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Avoiding jargon and using well-chosen illustrations, "Technology and Women's Voices" assesses technological changes in terms of their impact on women's social lives.

Prefacep. ix
Gotta Go Myrtle, Technology's at the Doorp. 1
Women's Voices/Men's Voices: Technology as Languagep. 15
Women Clerical Workers and the Typewriter: the Writing Machinep. 29
Computational Reticence Why Women Fear the Intimate Machinep. 41
Notesp. 60
'Who Needs a Personality to Talk to a Machine?': Communication in the Automated Officep. 62
Chatting on a Feminist Computer Networkp. 82
Gender and Typographic Culture: Beginning to Unravel the 500-Year Mysteryp. 98
Women on the Move: How Public Is Public Transport?p. 116
Putting Wheels on Women's Spherep. 135
Talk of Sewing Circles and Sweatshopsp. 147
'Washing, Seems It's All We Do': Washing Technology and Women's Communicationp. 161
Oral Traditions and the Advent of Electric Powerp. 180
Referencesp. 186
Speaking Up: Voice Amplification and Women's Struggle for Public Expressionp. 187
Women and the Telephone the Gendering of a Communications Technologyp. 207
Indexp. 233
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ISBN: 9780710206794
ISBN-10: 0710206798
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 258
Published: 28th January 1988
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1