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Review of Feminist Technology, by Kate Boyer, Linda Layne, and Sharra Vostral

Vani M. Natarajan

Title:
Review of Feminist Technology, by Kate Boyer, Linda Layne, and Sharra Vostral
Author(s):
Natarajan, Vani M.
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Reviews
Department:
Barnard Library and Academic Information Services
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Book/Journal Title:
Elevate Difference
Publisher Location:
Brooklyn, NY
Abstract:
The scope of both feminism and technology is vast, and where they meet is no small place. So, the editors focus on just a few medical technologies, with articles on the menstrual suppressing birth control pill, the breast pump, the home pregnancy test, and the tampon. In her introduction, Linda Layne writes, “…clearly technological fixes are not enough. Feminists must also work toward undoing patriarchy in all its forms. This means not only introducing new technologies, but changing technosocial systems…”
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Library science
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Suggested Citation:
Vani M. Natarajan, 2010, Review of Feminist Technology, by Kate Boyer, Linda Layne, and Sharra Vostral, Columbia University Academic Commons, http://hdl.handle.net/10022/AC:P:10943.

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