Search for dissertations about: "Feminist technology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the words Feminist technology.

  1. 1. Angels in Unstable Sociomaterial Relations : Stories of Information Technology

    Author : Pirjo Elovaara; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Information Technology IT ; Actor-Network Theory ANT ; Actor-Network Theory and After ANTa ; Feminist technology; Technoscience studies;

    Abstract : I have explored spaces, where negotiations of border transgressions take place and where issues of technology and politics mingle. We meet a diversity of actors in the world of information technology (IT): political texts, people and technology participating in numerous sociomaterial relations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Staying with the Trouble through Design: Critical-feminist Design of Intimate Technology

    Author : Marie Louise Juul Sondergaard; Aarhus univ.; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; Interaction design; intimacy; intimate technology; trouble; taboo; gender; speculative design; design fiction; feminist HCI; women s health; Art; Technology and Design; Konst; teknik och design;

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  3. 3. Technology and Sexual Difference

    Author : Monica Obreja; Nina Lykke; Cathrine Egeland; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sexual difference; technology; gender-technology co-construction; gender; sex; arbitrary; contingent; historical association; masculin ity; weak thesis; strong thesis; Luce Irigaray; the feminine; Könsskillnad; teknik; genus-teknik-samkonstruktion; genus; kön; arbiträrt; kontingent; historical association; maskulinitet; weak thesis; strong thesis; Luce Irigaray; det feminina;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to interrogate a particular understanding of gender and technology as co-constructed from the standpoint of sexual difference theory by showing what this conceptualization of gender and technology excludes. It is also an attempt to enable an understanding of what is excluded by elaborating upon the conditions for thinking technology, gender and sexual difference differently. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring self-efficacy in end-user programming : a feminist approach

    Author : Lena Palmquist; Anna Croon Fors; Anders Broberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; end-user development; technological self-efficacy; gender HCI; interaction design; människa-datorinteraktion; människa-datorinteraktion;

    Abstract : Digital services and devices are today more spread than ever, forming a basis for new innovations, even among ordinary people. And yet, producers of such services and devices are mostly men with programming skills. Women's participation in development and design of digital products is thus not yet as influential as that of men. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transforming technocultures : Feminist Technoscience, Critical Design Practices and Caring Imaginaries

    Author : Linda Paxling; Lena Trojer; Peter Giger; Johanna Sefyrin; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; feminist technoscience; critical design practices; innovation; care;

    Abstract : The digital era has brought forward many innovative technologies but their contribution to resilient, inclusive and sustainable societies remain ambiguous. Innovation has often been considered a key component for production and economic growth, but this notion is gradually changing. READ MORE