Categoria: Pubblicazioni

  • Navigating the Path to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in Academia

    Achieving equality demands understanding past policies & effects. Empowering action & change at all levels is key to maintaining a seamless transformation.

  • Research impact outside of academia

    Is being interviewed by a local (even national) newspaper (or invited from a prestigious university to do a seminar) good for impact? No, at least not unless it leads to something else, as Prof. Gauntlett clearly explained in an article published in 2014 but still useful for those involved in projects where demonstrating the impact…

  • Are you a “digital curious”?

    The study described in this article used grounded theory methodology to investigate adults’ accounts of their relationships with others when using information and communication technologies (ICT). Ten women and ten men were interviewed. All were Italians born between 1952-1961. It was found that the participants shared a common eagerness to learn and use ICT, which…

  • The Politics of Feminist Knowledge Transfer

    The book draws together analytical work on gender training and gender expertise. Its chapters critically reflect on the politics of feminist knowledge transfer, understood as an inherently political, dynamic and contested process, the overall aim of which is to transform gendered power relations in pursuit of more equal societies, workplaces and policies.

  • Genere e tecnologia. Rinnovate alleanze per promuovere l’inclusione sociale

    Genere e tecnologia. Rinnovate alleanze per promuovere l’inclusione sociale

    “Il campo di studi interdisciplinare che analizza i rapporti fra donne, uomini, genere e tecnologia, denominato Gender and Technology studies, dagli anni Settanta del secolo scorso ha analizzato e discusso in maniera critica numerose tecnologie: riproduttive, ambientali, informatiche, di uso domestico o lavorativo. Le ricerche, condotte prevalentemente da studiose di varie discipline accomunate dall’interesse verso…

  • Feminist Technosciences

    ANNOUNCING A NEW BOOK SERIES FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS Feminist Technosciences seeks to publish emerging, intersectional, cutting-edge feminist work in science and technology studies. As science and technology move to center stage in contemporary culture and politics, the need for new and multifaceted analyses becomes even more pressing. Early social and historical studies…

  • Human geography and gender issues

    The aim of Gender, Place and Culture is to provide a forum for debate in human geography and related disciplines on theoretically-informed research concerned with gender issues. It also seeks to highlight the significance of such research for feminism and women”s studies (source).  Gender, Place and Culture is publishing a series of papers this year…

  • The Politics of the Body

    The Politics of the Body: Gender in a Neoliberal and Neoconservative Age The body is a site of impassioned, fraught and complex debate in the West today. In one political moment, left-wingers, academics and feminists have defended powerful men accused of sex crimes, positioned topless pictures in the tabloids as empowering, and opposed them for…

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