Feminist technology resources

Our ethos at FVT is to colloborate and share knowledge. Here we list a range of further resources, both historical and contemporary for those looking to read or conduct further resrearch into feminism and technology

Books and journal articles

Abbate, J. (2017) Recoding Gender: women's changing participation in computing. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Atkinson, P. (2011) Computer. London: Reaktion Books.
Balsamo, A. (1999) Technologies of the gendered body: Reading Cyborg Women. Durham: Duke University
Bridle, J. (2018) New Dark Age: Technology, knowledge and the end of the future. Verso Books.
Chang, E. (2018) Brotopia: breaking up the boys club of Silicon Valley. New York: Portfolio/Penguin.
Cooper, J. and Weaver, K. D. (2003) Gender and computers: understanding the digital divide. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Corneliussen, H. G. (2012) Gender-technology Relations: exploring stability and change. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Criado-Perez, C. (2019) Invisible women. London: Chatto & Windus.
Evans, C. L. (2018) Broad Band: the untold story of the women who made the Internet. NY, NY: Portfolio/Penguin.
Faludi, S. (1992) Backlash: The undeclared war against women. London: Vintage.
Fox, M., Johnson, D. and Rosser, S. (2006). Women, gender, and technology. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.
Green, E. and Adam, A. (2007). Virtual gender: Technology, Consumption and Identity Matters. London: Routledge.
Haraway, D. (1991) Simians, cyborgs, and women: The Reinvention of Nature. London: Free Assoc. Books.
Hester, H. (2018) Xenofeminism. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.
Hicks, M. (2017) Inequality. How Britain discarded women technologists and lost its edge in computing. Cambridge: MIT Press Ltd.
Lally, E. (2002) At Home with Computers. Oxford: Berg.
Manne, K. (2019) Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny. Penguin.
Millar, M. S. (1998) Cracking the Gender Code: who rules the Wired world? Toronto: Second Story Press.
Misa, T. J. ed., (2010) Gender Codes: why women are leaving computing. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
Plant, S. (1995) 'The Future Looms: weaving women and cyberculture', in Body & Society, 1, pp. 45-64.
Plant, S. (1998) Zeros + ones. London: Fourth Estate.
Rothschild, J. (1988) Teaching technology from a feminist perspective. New York: Pergamon Press.
Segrave, M. and Vitis, L. (2017) Gender, technology and violence. Routledge.
Saini, A. (2018) Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong. Fourth Estate.
Saini, A. (2019) Superior: The Return of Race Science. Fourth Estate.
Shetterley, M. (2017) Hidden figures: The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race. William Collins.
Solfrank, C. (ed.) (2019) The Beautiful Warriors: Technofeminist Praxis in the 21 Century. Minor Compositions
Taylor, A. (2014) The People's Platform: taking back power and culture in the digital age. London: Fourth Estate.
Terry, J. and Calvert, M. (1997) Processed lives: Gender and Technology in Everyday Life. London: Routledge.
Turkle, S. (1986) 'Computational Reticence: Why Women Fear the Intimate Machine' in Kramarae, C. (ed.) (1986) Technology and Women's Voices: keeping in touch. New York: Pergamon Press, pp. 41-61
Wachter-Boettcher, S. (2018) Technically wrong: Sexist apps, biased algorithms, and other threats of toxic tech. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.
Wajcman, J. (1991) Feminism Confronts Technology. Cambridge: Polity Press.
Wajcman, J. (2004) TechnoFeminism. Cambridge: Polity Press.
Warnick, B. (2002) Critical Literacy in a Digital Era: technology, rhetoric, and the public interest. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Wilding, F. (1998) 'Where is the Feminism in Cyberfeminism?', in n.paradoxa, 2, pp. 6-12.
Zimmerman, J. (1986) Once upon the Future: a woman's guide to tomorrows technology. New York: Pandora.
Zoonen, L. V. (2002) 'Gendering the Internet' in European Journal of Communication, 17(1), pp. 5-23.


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