Title: Gender in Science and Technology: ...
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: New
Editor(s): Ernst, Waltraud; Horwath, Ilona. Num Pages: 262 pages. BIC Classification: JFSJ; PDA; PDX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 149 x 226 x 19. Weight in Grams: 424. . 2014. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9783837624342
What role does gender play in scientific research and the development of technologies? This book provides methodological expertise, research experiences and empirical results in the dynamic field of Science and Technology Studies. The authors, coming from disciplines as computer science, social sciences, or philosophy, discuss how to ask questions about gender and give examples for their application in interdisciplinary research, development and teaching. Topics range from the design of information and communication technologies, epistemologies of biology and chemistry to teaching mathematics and professional processes in engineering.
About the Author:
Waltraud Ernst (PhD), Philosopher, teaches Gender Studies at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria. Her research interests are feminist philosophy of science and technology, epistemology, methods and concepts of gender studies.
Ilona Horwath (PhD), Sociologist, is Assistant Professor at the Department of Women's and Gender Studies, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria. Her research interests are gender and organization, gender in science and technology, and social research methods.
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