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Gender, health and information technology in context

Gender, health and information technology in context

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health -- Information services,
  • Women caregivers,
  • Sex role,
  • Social role

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Ellen Balka, Eileen Green, Flis Henwood.
    SeriesHealth technology and society
    ContributionsBalka, Ellen., Green, Eileen, 1947-, Henwood, Flis, 1957-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR118.2 .G46 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23935878M
    ISBN 109780230216341
    LC Control Number2009044057
    OCLC/WorldCa317453398

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: Gender, Health and Information Technology in Context (Health, Technology and Society) (): E. Balka, E. Green, F. Henwood: Books. About this book Introduction This volume breaks new ground by asking how our understandings of gender can be informed by exploring the socio-technical relations of ICTs in health care, and how far an appreciation of the ways in which gender works can inform and improve our understanding of how ICTs are being developed, implemented, and used in health care contexts.

It is equally appropriate to nursing, health sciences, information studies, and labour studies.' - International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology ' the book clearly fulfils its aim to bring together analysis of gender, ICTs and health care, addressing a gap in existing literature.' - Sociology of Health and Illness.

This book explores the intricate relations of gender, health, and information technology in the context of factory work and a globalized economy.

Providing rich theoretical explanations to gender, health, and information technology, it shows the impact of a globalized economy on the everyday lives of women workers in a selected manufacturing.

Get this from a library. Gender, health and information technology in context. [Ellen Balka; Eileen Green; Flis Henwood;] -- "This volume breaks new ground by asking how our understandings of gender can be informed by exploring the socio-technical relations of ICTs in health care, and how far an appreciation of the ways in.

This empirically-grounded volume breaks new ground by asking how our understandings of gender can be informed by exploring the socio-technical relations of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in health care and, conversely, by asking how far an appreciation of the ways in which gender works can inform and improve our understanding of how ICTs are being Gender, implemented, and used in health care by: 3.

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Part Two Case Studies of the Gender- Technology Relation: Gender is Calling: Some Reflections of Past, Present and Future Uses of the Telephone The Configuration of Domestic Practices in the. Gender-health-technology relations are explored in this book in their geographical, organizational, and socio-cultural contexts Table of Contents List of Tables.

Gender, Health and Information Technology in Context (Health, Technology and Society) Balka, Ellen, Green, Eileen and Henwood, Flis (eds.) Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, Basingstoke (hb) Order this book. Gender, Health, and Information Technology in Context, edited and with contributions by Ellen Balka, Eileen Green, and Flis Henwood is a welcome contribution to the body of evidence about the socio-technical co-construction of technology, health, and gender.

ISBN ‐0‐‐‐1 (hbk) This book assesses the question of how understandings of the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in health care can be improved by an analysis of gender, and how understandings of gender can be informed by examination of the use of ICTs in health care (p.

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