Wajcman Raises Some Interesting Issues Regarding Gender And Technology

Wajcman raises some interesting issues regarding gender and technology: the association of technology with masculinity, the role of women as consumers of technological products, and the new perspectives and opportunities that soft technologies, like computers, have opened for women. Among others, she refers to Donna Harraway, who first attracted attention on these possibilities. Why do the soft technologies open more opportunities for women? To what extent have to women embraced these opportunities?

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