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The Gendered Cyborg

A Reader

by Gill Kirkup

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7487090M
ISBN 100415220904
ISBN 109780415220903

  With the campaign supported by authors including Joanne Harris and Neil Gaiman, nine publishers including Ladybird and Usborne had already agreed to . Representations of the Gendered Cyborg "I feel confined only free to expand myself within boundaries." – Kusanagi, Ghost in the Shell. Almost three decades ago, Donna Haraway first published "A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist- Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century," which initiated aFile Size: KB.

the white straight male as the "Big Bad". Price was decent enough for a college book rental (about $22) as well. All and all, it was a pretty good "purchase". I rented Gendered Worlds for my Women's and Gender Studies class, and it has been the most eye-opening and wonderful book I've ever read in my career as a student! I have learned so muchFile Size: KB. Technologies of the Gendered Body: Reading Cyborg Women This book takes the process of 'reading the body' in the fields at the forefront of culture-- the vast spaces mapped by science and technology-- to show that the body in high tech is as gendered as ever. Britton L Manifesting the Cyborg via Techno Body Modification Companion of the.

From the Publisher: This book takes the process of 'reading the body' in the fields at the forefront of culture-- the vast spaces mapped by science and technology-- to show that the body in high tech is as gendered as ever.   The cyborg is a figure who can obscure as well as reveal the importance of feminist analysis: Paula Gardner and Britt Wray show the ways in which gendered cyborg imagery hides the scientific reality of EEG devices’ consumer usefulness in favor of making things ‘cool,’ while Barr’s essay describes a science fiction world in which Author: Alexis Lothian.


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The Gendered Cyborg brings together material from a variety of disciplines that analyze the relationship between gender and technoscience, and the way that this relationship is represented through ideas, language and visual imagery.

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Free shipping for many products. "Technologies of the Gendered Body combines a lucid use of theory and an intelligent and entertaining discussion of key cultural practices, it is also a model of generous and engaged feminist theorizing." — Elspeth Probyn, University of Montreal "Balsamo takes us.

The Gendered Cyborg explores the relationship between representation, technoscience and gender, through the metaphor of the cyborg. The contributors argue that the figure of the cyborg offers ways of thinking about the relationship between culture and technology, people and machines which disrupt the power of science to enfore the categories through which we think about being human: male and Brand: Taylor And Francis.

The Gendered Cyborg explores the relationship between representation, technoscience and gender, through the metaphor of the cyborg. The contributors argue that the figure of the cyborg offers ways of thinking about the relationship between culture and technology, people and machines which disrupt the power of science to enfore the categories through which we think about being human: male and.

Cyborg is the title of a science fiction/secret agent novel, written by Martin Caidin, which was first published in The novel also included elements of speculative fiction, and was adapted as the television movie The Six Million Dollar Man, which was followed by a weekly series of the same title, both of which starred Lee Majors, and also inspired a spin-off, The Bionic WomanAuthor: Martin Caidin.

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The Gendered Cyborg: A Reader | Gill Kirkup, Linda Janes, Kathryn Woodward and Fiona Hovenden | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Get this from a library. The gendered cyborg: a reader. [Gill Kirkup;] -- "The Gendered Cyborg" brings together key writings exploring the relationship between representation, technoscience and gender, through the metaphor of the cyborg.

While the contributors argue that. This book takes the process of "reading the body" into the fields at the forefront of culture—the vast spaces mapped by science and technology—to show that the body in high-tech is as gendered as ever.

From female body building to virtual reality, from cosmetic surgery to cyberpunk, from reproductive medicine to public health policies to TV science programs, Anne Balsamo articulates the. Indeed, the majority of recent publications on the cyborg have focused directly on its applicability to gender issues, including Springer’s Electronic Eros (), Balsamo’s Technologies of the Gendered Body (), and several collections of articles linking the cyborg with feminist concerns, such as Cybersexualities: A Reader on Feminist Author: Sue Short.

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In Technologies of the Gendered Body, boundaries between bodies and technologies are blurred when author Anne Balsamo describes forms of technological embodiment in contemporary US culture that illustrate "the ways in which gendered identities are technologically produced for.

This book takes the process of "reading the body" into the fields at the forefront of culture-the vast spaces mapped by science and technology-to show that the body in high-tech is as gendered as ever.

From female body building to virtual reality, from cosmetic surgery to cyberpunk, from reproductive medicine to public health policies to TV.The Gendered Cyborg brings together material from a variety of disciplines that analyze the relationship between gender and technoscience, and the way that this relationship is represented through ideas, language and visual imagery.

The book opens with key feminist articles from the history and philosophy of science. They look at the ways that modern scientific thinking has constructed.A cyborg (/ ˈ s aɪ b ɔːr ɡ /), a contraction of "cybernetic organism", is a being with both organic and biomechatronic body parts.

The term was coined in by Manfred Clynes and Nathan S. Kline. The term cyborg is not the same thing as bionic, biorobot or android; it applies to an organism that has restored function or enhanced abilities due to the integration of some artificial.