Gendered Cyborg A Reader

ISBN-10: 0415220912
ISBN-13: 9780415220910
Edition: 1999
List price: $46.95
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Description: This work explores the relationship between representation, technoscience and gender, through the metaphor of the cyborg. The articles consider how the cyborg has been used in cultural representation from reproductive technology to sci-fi.

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Book details

List price: $46.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/16/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

This work explores the relationship between representation, technoscience and gender, through the metaphor of the cyborg. The articles consider how the cyborg has been used in cultural representation from reproductive technology to sci-fi.

List of figures
List of acknowledgements
Introduction
Representing gender in technoscience
Introduction to Part One
Taxonomy for Human Beings
Race and Gender: the Role of Analogy in Science
A Manifesto for Cyborgs: Science, Technology, and Socialist Feminism in the 1980s
Envisioning Cyborg Bodies: Notes from Current Research
Between Monsters, Goddesses and Cyborgs: Feminist Confrontations with Science
Alien m/others: representing the feminine in science fiction film
Introduction to Part Two
Monstrous Mothers: Medusa, Grendel, and Now Alien
Technophilia: Technology, Representation, and the Feminine
Alien and the Monstrous-Feminine
Postfuturism
Reading Cyborgs Writing Feminism
Representing reproduction: reproducing representation
Introduction to Part Three
Foetal Images: the Power of Visual Culture in the Politics of Reproduction
Feminist Approaches to Science, Medicine and Technology
(M)other Discourses
The Virtual Speculum in the New World Order
Refractions (women, technology and cyborgs)
Introduction to Part Four
When Our Lips Speak Together
On the Matrix: Cyberfeminist Simulations
Feminist Ai Projects and Cyberfutures
Gender and the Landscapes of Computing in an Internet Cafe
New Technologies of Race
Index

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