Feminist Technology

“Teaching Feminist Technology Design” by Frances Bronet and Linda L. Layne is the title of a chapter (Ch 7: p. 179) in the newly released book Feminist Technology. Frances Bronet is dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, University of Oregon.

Feminist Technology, edited by Linda Layne, Sharra Vostral, and Kate Boyer, was published by the University of Illinois Press. Described as “a multi-voiced debate on technologies designed to improve women’s lives,” Feminist Technology considers such questions as: “Is there such a thing as a ‘feminist technology’? If so, what makes a technology feminist? Is it in the design process, in the thing itself, in the way it is marketed or in the way it is used by women (or by men)?”

You can read more about the book in the University of Illinois blog.