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By Fiona Hovenden,Linda Janes,Gill Kirkup,Kathryn Woodward

ISBN-10: 0415220904

ISBN-13: 9780415220903

ISBN-10: 0415220912

ISBN-13: 9780415220910

The Gendered Cyborg explores the connection among illustration, technoscience and gender, in the course of the metaphor of the cyborg. The members argue that the determine of the cyborg bargains methods of pondering the connection among tradition and expertise, humans and machines which disrupt the ability of technology to enfore the types during which we predict approximately being human: female and male. Taking proposal from Donna Haraway's groundbreaking Manifesto for Cyborgs, the articles give some thought to how the cyborg has been utilized in cultural illustration from reproductive know-how to sci-fi, and query even if the cyborg is as robust a logo as is frequently claimed. the various sections of the reader discover: * the development of gender different types via science
* the interraction of technoscience and gender in modern technology fiction movie equivalent to Bladerunner and the Alien series
* debates round glossy reproductive know-how corresponding to ultrasound scans and IVF, assessing their advantages and constraints for women
* concerns when it comes to synthetic intelligence and the internet.

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