Gender, Health and Information Technology in Context

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Gender-health-technology relations are explored in this book in their geographical, organizational, and socio-cultural contexts
Introduction: Informing Gender? Health and Information Technologies in Context; E.Balka, E.Green & F.Henwood All Change? Gender, Health and the Internet;  F.Henwood & S.Wyatt Gendered Identities and Caring: Health Intermediaries and Technology in Rural and Remote Queensland ; L.Simpson, M.Hall & S.Leggett Geeks Who Care: Gender, Caring and Community Access Computers ; L.Bella Cyber-Burdens: Emerging Imperatives in Women's Unpaid Care Work; R.Harris Nursing Technologies? Gender, Care, and Skill in the Use of Patient Care Information Systems;  Z.Sharman Gender, Information Technology and Making Health Work: Unpacking Complex Relations at Work; E.Balka   Gendering Work? Women and Technologies in Health Care; P.Armstrong, H.Armstrong & K.Messing Ungendering Women's Health: Information Systems and Occupational Health Indicators; G.Le Jeune 'It Can See into Your Body': Gender, ICTs and and Decision Making about Midlife Women's Health; E.Green, F.Griffiths & A.Lindenmeyer Conclusion: Reconfiguring the Gender, Technology and Health Relationship;  E.Balka, E.Green & F.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 which gender works can inform and improve our understanding of how ICTs are being developed, implemented, and used in health care contexts.
Editiert von: E. Balka, E. Green, F. Henwood
HUGH ARMSTRONG Full Professor cross-appointed to the School of Social Work and to the Institute of Political Economy at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada PAT ARMSTRONG Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at York University in Toronto, Canada and holds a Canadian Health Services Research Foundation Chair in Health Services
ELLEN BALKA Professor in the School of Communication, Simon Fraser University, Canada, where she also serves as director of the Assessment of Technology in Context Design Lab
LESLIE BELLA Research Professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, where she taught in the School of Social Work until her retirement
EILEEN GREEN Professor of Sociology and Director of the Centre for Social and Policy Research at the University of Teesside's Social Futures Institute, UK
FRANCES GRIFFITHS is Associate Clinical Professor and Department of Health National Career Scientist at the University of Warwick, UK
MICHELLE HALL Researcher in the Faculty of Business at Queensland University of Technology, Australia
ROMA HARRIS is Professor in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at The University of Western Ontario, Canada
FLIS HENWOOD Professor of Social Informatics in the School of Computing, Mathematical and Information Sciences at the University of Brighton, UK
GAEL LE JEUNE a statistical analyst at Statistics Canada
SUSAN LEGGETT Research Assistant in the Faculty of Business at Queensland University of Technology, Australia
ANTJE LINDENMEYER a Research Fellow in primary care at Warwick Medical School, Warwick University, UK
KAREN MESSING Full Professor of Ergonomics at the Université du Québec in Montréal, Canada
ZENA SHARMAN a PhD Candidate in the Interdisciplinary Studies program at the University of British Columbia, Canada
LYN SIMPSON Assistant Dean in the Faculty of Business at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
SALLY WYATT Professor of Digital Cultures in Development at Maastricht University and a Senior Research Fellow with the Virtual Knowledge Studio for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, The Netherlands

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Autor: E. Balka
ISBN-13 :: 9780230216341
ISBN: 023021634X
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.11.2009
Gewicht: 408g
Seiten: 220
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 2009
Sonstiges: Buch, 218x142x20 mm
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