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Gender Circuits

Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age, 2nd Edition

By Eve Shapiro

Routledge – 2015 – 288 pages

Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

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Description

The new edition of Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies. Examining the complex intersections between gender ideologies, social scripts, information and biomedical technologies, and embodied identities, this book explores whether and how new technologies are reshaping what it means to be a gendered person in contemporary society.

Contents

1. A Social History of Technology and Gender 2. Information Technologies and Gendered Identity Work 3. New Biomedical Technologies, New Scripts, New Genders

Author Bio

Dr. Eve Shapiro is a Visiting Research Scholar at the Center for Research on Women and Social Justice at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and has published widely, including in Gender & Society, Sexualities, and the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services. Her current research elaborates examines the myriad ways new technologies can be purposefully used to reshape individual and community lives, particularly around gender and sexuality.

Name: Gender Circuits: Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age, 2nd Edition (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Eve Shapiro. The new edition of Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies. Examining the complex intersections between gender ideologies, social...
Categories: Sociology & Social Policy, Gender Studies, The Body & Identity, New Genetics, Technoculture, Sociology of Science & Technology, Cultural Theory, Reproductive Technology Medical Sociology, Ethnography & Methodology, Kinship & Community, Social & Cultural Anthropology, Cultural Geography, Feminist Geography, Gender, Sexuality & the Body, Cultural American Studies, Gender Studies - Soc Sci, Cultural Studies, Media & Film Studies, Gender & Development, American Studies