ERIC Number: ED261931
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Women and Technology: Deciding What's Appropriate. Conference Proceedings (Missoula, Montana, April 27-29, 1979). Second Printing and Resource Update.
Smith, Judy; And Others
Proceedings from a conference designed to promote discussion of the changing role of women in technological society is presented. Following an introduction, the first major address of the conference presents a point/counterpoint discussion on feminism and environmentalism (Judy Smith and Gary Kannenberg). "Cultural Images of Women and Technology" (Corky Bush) looks at women's relationship to technology through an examination of paintings and photographs. "History of Women and Technology" (Sue Armitage) considers the role of the common woman and technology through American history. "Women's Need for High Technology" (Jan Zimmerman) looks at the relationship between women, technology, and economic and political participation. "Women and Appropriate Technology" considers appropriate technology from the perspective of local control. A conference synthesis and list of workshops conclude the publication. (LP)
Descriptors: Appropriate Technology, Females, Feminism, Sex Role, Technological Advancement, Technology, United States History, Womens History, Womens Studies
Women & Technology Project, 315 S. 4th E., Missoula, MT 59801 ($2.95, plus $0.50 postage).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Montana Committee for the Humanities, Missoula.
Authoring Institution: Women's Resource Center, Missoula, MT.
Note: For related document, see SO 016 786. Photographs may not reproduce clearly. Partial funding provided by Environmental Studies Department, Northwest Women's Studies Association, and Alternative Energy Resources Organization.