The Failure of Technology to Induce Gender Equality
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The paper focuses on gender distinctions and the failure of technology to produce equity. The paper discusses how gender is socially constructed, economically reinforced and may remain permanently divided into male and female camps, including pejorative implications for women. The paper notes the 1980s belief that technology would produce equality and shows how it has proven to be a misplaced belief in the West and in the developing world.
From the Paper:"This paper is derived from a previous assignment addressing gender as a social construction in relation to technology. Effort is made to further explain how gender is to be defined, in personal ideas of gender, technology, and examples of it in relation to gender, and also, how particular technologies are used in gender-specific ways and what this might mean. It is ever more evident that in different respects gender is socially constructed, its notions even reinforced by everyday technology, at least, in early 21st century North America. As is explained in this..."
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