ID: GLSHW-6.2 Technology: General (2224-2296) This section lists material on the contributions of women inventors and on the effects of technology on women and society. 2224 Amram, Fred M. "Invention as Problem-Solving: Special Contributions of Female Inventors." BULLETIN OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY 7 (1987): 967-971. 2225 Amram, Fred M. "Women's Contributions to the History of Technology." TECHNIKAT RT NETI SZEMLE 15 (1985): 67-84. 2226 Archambault, JoAllyn. "Women: Inventing the Wheel." San Diego, CA: San Diego State University Women's Studies Department, 1981. Discusses the inventions of American Indian Women. 2227 Armitage, Sue. "History of Women and Technology." In WOMEN AND TECHNOLOGY: DECIDING WHAT'S APPROPRIATE, ed. Judy Smith, pp.17-19. Proceedings of a conference on women and technology, April 27-29, 1979. Missoula, MT: Women's Resource Center, 1979. 2228 Baker, Elizabeth Faulkner. TECHNOLOGY AND WOMEN'S WORK. New York: Columbia University Press, 1964. 2229 Bourque, Susan C., and Warren, Kay B. "Technology, Gender, and Development." DAEDALUS 116 (Fall 1987): 173-198. 2230 Brody, J. "Patterns of Patents: Early British Inventions by Women." In WOMEN IN SCIENCE: OPTIONS AND ACCESS, ed. by E. Vamos, pp.1-12. Budapest, Hungary: National Museum of Science and Technology, 1987. 2231 Bullough, Vern L. "Female Physiology, Technology, and Women's Liberation." In DYNAMOS AND VIRGINS REVISITED: WOMEN AND TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HISTORY, ed. by Martha Moore Trescott, pp.236-251. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1979. 2232 Bullough, Vern L. "Merchandising the Sanitary Napkin: Lillian Gilbreth's 1927 Survey." SIGNS 10, no.3 (Spring 1985): 615-627. 2233 Bullough, Vern L. "Technology and Female Sexuality and Physiology: Some Implications." JOURNAL OF SEX RESEARCH 16 (1980): 59-71. 2234 Burnell, Barbara S. TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE AND WOMEN'S WORK EXPERIENCE: ALTERNATIVE METHODOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey, 1993. 2235 Cahn, Susan. INDUSTRY OF DEVOTION: THE TRANSFORMATION OF WOMEN'S WORK IN ENGLAND, 1500-1660. New York: Columbia University Press, 1987. 2236 Cohen, Marjorie. WOMEN'S WORK, MARKETS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY ONTARIO. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1988. 2237 CONNEXIONS 15 (Winter 1985): Special Issue on "Changing Technology," with reports from sixteen countries. 2238 Cowan, Ruth Schwartz. "From Virginia Dare to Virginia Slims: Women and Technology in American Life." TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE 20, no.1 (January 1979); 51-63. Also in DYNAMOS AND VIRGINS REVISITED: WOMEN AND TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HISTORY, ed. by Martha Moore Trescott, pp.30-44. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1979. 2239 Davidson, Marilyn J., and Cooper, Cary L., eds. WOMEN AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. New York: Wiley, 1987. 2240 Dodd, Dianne. "Women in Advertising: The Role of Canadian Women in the Promotion of Domestic Electrical Technology in the Interwar Period." In DESPITE THE ODDS: ESSAYS ON CANADIAN WOMEN AND SCIENCE, ed. by Marianne Gosztonyi Ainley, pp.134-151. Montreal: Vehicule Press; Buffalo, NY: U.S. distributor, University of Toronto Press, 1990. 2241 Faulkner, Wendy, and Arnold, Erik, eds. SMOTHERED BY INVENTION: TECHNOLOGY IN WOMEN'S LIVES. London: Pluto, 1985. 2242 Gage, Matilda Joslyn. WOMAN AS INVENTOR: ISSUED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE NEW YORK STATE WOMAN SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION. Fayetteville, NY: F.A. Darling Printer, 1870. 2243 Hacker, Barton C., and Hacker, Sally L. "Military Institutions and the Labor Process: Non-Economic Sources of Technological Change, Women's Subordination, and the Organization of Work." TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE 28 (1987): 743-775. 2244 Hacker, Sally L. PLEASURE, POWER, AND TECHNOLOGY: SOME TALES OF GENDER, ENGINEERING, AND THE COOPERATIVE WORKPLACE. Boston: Unwin Hyman, 1989. While generally dealing with contemporary issues, contains historical background information. 2245 Hinton, Leanne. "Oral Traditions and the Advent of Electric Power." In TECHNOLOGY AND WOMEN'S VOICES: KEEPING IN TOUCH, ed. Cheris Kramarae. New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1988. 2246 Hochwald, Eve. "Studying Technological Discrimination: Some Feminist Questions." FEMINIST ISSUES 5, no.1 (Spring 1985): 39-64. Overview of the new scholarship on the impact of technology on women's work. 2247 Hynes, H. Patricia, ed. RECONSTRUCTING BABYLON: ESSAYS ON WOMEN AND TECHNOLOGY. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991. Essays on the impact of twentieth century technologies on women's health. 2248 Irvin, Helen Deiss. "The Machine in Utopia: Shaker Women and Technology." WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL QUARTERLY 4, no.3 (1981): 313-319. Covers the invention and use of technological devices by Shaker women, both in domestic work and commercial enterprises. 2249 Ives, Patricia Carter. CREATIVITY AND INVENTIONS: THE GENIUS OF AFRO- AMERICANS AND WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES AND THE PATENTS. Arlington, VA: Research Unlimited, 1987. 2250 James, Portia P. THE REAL MCCOY: AFRICAN-AMERICAN INVENTION AND INNOVATION, 1619-1930. Washington, DC: Anacostia Museum of the Smithsonian Institution/Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989. Includes women inventors such as Julia Hammonds who patented a device to hold yarn while knitting. 2251 Jellison, Katherine. "Women and Technology on the Great Plains, 1910-1940." GREAT PLAINS QUARTERLY 8 (Summer 1988): 145-157. 2252 Kowaleski, Maryanne, and Bennett, Judith M. "Crafts, Guilds, and Women in the Middle Ages: Fifty Years After Marian K. Dale." SIGNS 14 (Winter 1989): 474-501. 2253 Kramarae, Cheris, ed. TECHNOLOGY AND WOMEN'S VOICES: KEEPING IN TOUCH. Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1988. 2254 Kronenfeld, Jennie Jacobs. "Feminist Movements and Change in Sex Roles: The Influence of Technology." SOCIOLOGICAL FOCUS 19 (January 1986): 47-60. 2255 Macdonald, Anne L. FEMININE INGENUITY: WOMEN AND INVENTION IN AMERICA. New York: Ballantine Books, 1992. 2256 Maines, Rachel. "Socially Camouflaged Technologies: The Case of the Electromagnetic Vibrator." IEEE TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE MAGAZINE 8, no.2 (June 1989): 3-11. 2257 Marvin, Carolyn. WHEN OLD TECHNOLOGIES WERE NEW: THINKING ABOUT ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION IN THE LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. 2258 McDaniel, Susan A., Cummins, Helene, and Beauchamp, Rachelle Sender. "Mothers of Invention? Meshing the Roles of Inventor, Mother, and Worker." WOMEN STUDIES INTERNATIONAL FORUM 11 (1988): 1-12. 2259 McGaw, Judith A. "No Passive Victims, No Separate Spheres: A Feminist Perspective on Technology's History." In IN CONTEXT, ed. by S.H. Cutcliffe and R.C. Post, pp.172-91. Cranbury, NJ: Lehigh University Press; Associated University Presses, 1989. 2260 Merritt, Deborah J. "Hypatia in the Patent Office: Women Inventors and the Law, 1865-1900." THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF LEGAL HISTORY 35, no.3 (July 1991): 235-306. 2261 Ong, Aihwa. "Disassembling Gender in the Electronics Age." FEMINIST STUDIES 13 (Fall 1987): 609-626. Review essay of six books on technology & gender. 2262 Pederson, Diana, and Phemister, Martha. "Women and Photography in Ontario, 1839-1929: A Case Study of the Interaction of Gender and Technology." In DESPITE THE ODDS: ESSAYS ON CANADIAN WOMEN AND SCIENCE, ed. by Marianne Gosztonyi Ainley, pp.88-111. Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1990. 2263 Phillips, K. "United States Patent and Trademark Office Study Finds More Inventions Credited to Women." SCIENTIST 4, no.20 (1990): 24. 2264 Pursell, Carroll W., Jr. "Toys, Technology and Sex Roles in America, 1920-1940." In DYNAMOS AND VIRGINS REVISITED: WOMEN AND TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HISTORY, ed. by Martha Moore Trescott, pp.252-267. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1979. 2265 Pursell, Carroll W., Jr. "Women Inventors in America." TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE 22, no.3 (July 1981): 545-549. Covers 18th and 19th centuries. 2266 Rakow, Lana F. GENDER ON THE LINE: WOMEN, THE TELEPHONE, AND COMMUNITY LIFE. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1992. 2267 Rakow, Lana F. "Women and the Telephone: The Gendering of a Communications Technology." In TECHNOLOGY AND WOMEN'S VOICES: KEEPING IN TOUCH, ed. Cheris Kramarae. New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1988. 2268 Romney, Caroline. "Women as Inventors, and the Value of Their Inventions in Household Economics." JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION 9, no.1 (September 1894): 1-11,22-26. 2269 Rothman, Sheila M. WOMAN'S PROPER PLACE: A HISTORY OF CHANGING IDEALS AND PRACTICES, 1870 TO THE PRESENT. New York: Basic Books, 1978. See chapter 1, "Women's Special Sphere," with section on "Technology and the White Woman's Burden," pp.14-20. 2270 Rothschild, Joan. "From Sex to Gender in the History of Technology." In IN CONTEXT, ed. S.H. Cutcliffe and R.C. Post, pp.192-203. Cranbury, NJ: Lehigh University Press; Associated University Presses, 1989. 2271 Rothschild, Joan. MACHINA EX DEA: FEMINIST PERSPECTIVES ON TECHNOLOGY. New York: Pergamon, 1983. 2272 Rothschild, Joan, ed. WOMEN, TECHNOLOGY, AND INNOVATION. New York: Pergamon, 1982. Originally published as WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL QUARTERLY 4, no.3 (1981). 2273 Scharff, Virginia. TAKING THE WHEEL: WOMEN AND THE COMING OF THE MOTOR AGE. New York: Free Press, 1991. 2274 Scott, Joan Wallach. "The Mechanization of Women's Work." SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN 247, no.3 (September 1982): 167-187. 2275 Spurgeon, Anne M. "Marketing the Unmentionable: Wallace Meyer & the Introduction of Kotex." MARYLAND HISTORIAN 19 (Spring/Summer 1988): 17-30. 2276 Stanley, Autumn. "The Champion of Women Inventors." AMERICAN HERITAGE OF INVENTION & TECHNOLOGY 8, no.1 (Summer 1992): 22-27. 2277 Stanley, Autumn. "Daughters of Isis, Daughters of Demeter: When Women Sowed and Reaped." WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL QUARTERLY 4, no.3 (1981): 289-304. Women's early roles in food-gathering and the development of horticultural technology. 2278 Stanley, Autumn. "Do Mothers Invent? The Feminist Debate in the History of Technology." In THE KNOWLEDGE EXPLOSION: GENERATIONS OF FEMINIST SCHOLARSHIP, ed. Cheris Kramarae & Dale Spender, pp.459-472. New York: Teachers College Press, 1992. Reviews the impact of feminism on the study of the history of technology since 1976. 2279 Stanley, Autumn. "From Africa to America: Black Women Inventors." In THE TECHNOLOGICAL WOMEN, ed. Jan Zimmerman. New York: Praeger, 1983. 2280 Stanley, Autumn. "Invention Begins at Forty: Older Women of the 19th Century as Inventors." JOURNAL OF WOMEN & AGING 2, no.2 (1990): 133-151. 2281 Stanley, Autumn. MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS OF INVENTION: NOTES FOR A REVISED HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1993. 2282 Stanley, Autumn. "Once and Future Power: Women as Inventors." WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL FORUM 15, no.2 (1992): 193-204. 2283 Stanley, Autumn. "The Patent Clerk as Conjurer: The Vanishing Lady Trick in a 19th-Century Historical Source." In WOMEN, WORK, AND TECHNOLOGY: TRANSFORMATIONS, ed. Barbara Drygulski Wright et al. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1987. 2284 Stanley, Autumn. "Women Hold Up Two-Thirds of the Sky: Notes for a Revised History of Technology." ISIS WOMEN'S WORLD no.9 (March 1986): 3-4. 2285 TECHNOLOGY REVIEW 87, no.8 (November/December 1984): Special Section: "Women in Technology": 29-52. 2286 Trescott, Martha Moore, ed. DYNAMOS AND VIRGINS REVISITED: WOMEN AND TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HISTORY. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1979. 2287 U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. BUTTONS TO BIOTECH: U.S. PATENTING BY WOMEN, 1977-1988. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office, Office of Documentation Information, Technology Assessment and Forecast Program, 1990. 2288 U.S. Patent Office. WOMEN INVENTORS TO WHOM PATENTS HAVE BEEN GRANTED BY THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, 1790 TO JULY 1, 1888. Washington: 1888. Appendix #1, JULY 1, 1888 TO OCTOBER 1, 1892: Washington: 1892. Appendix #2, OCTOBER 1, 1892 TO MARCH 1, 1895: Washington: 1895. 2289 Wajcman, Judy. "Feminism Confronts Technology." University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1991. 2290 Warner, Deborah J. "Women Inventors at the Centennial." In DYNAMOS AND VIRGINS REVISITED: WOMEN AND TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HISTORY, ed. by Martha Moore Trescott, pp.102-119. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1979. Includes checklist of women and their inventions displayed at the Women's Pavilion at the Centennial celebration, Philadelphia, 1876. 2291 Whicker, Marcia Lynn, and Kronenfeld, Jennie Jacobs. SEX ROLE CHANGES: TECHNOLOGY, POLITICS, AND POLICY. New York: Praeger, 1986. 2292 Whyte, Judith. GIRLS INTO SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: THE STORY OF A PROJECT. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986. 2293 "Women's Contributions in the Field of Invention." BULLETIN OF THE WOMEN'S BUREAU no.28 (1923). U.S. Department of Labor, Women's Bureau. 2294 WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL QUARTERLY 4, no.3 (1981); Special Issue: "Women, Technology, and Innovation." Contents: Autumn Stanley, "Daughters of Isis, Daughters of Demeter: When Women Sowed and Reaped"; Margaret Alic, "Women and Technology in Ancient Alexandria: Maria and Hypatia"; Helen Deiss Irvin, "The Machine in Utopia: Shaker Women and Technology"; Erik Arnold, Lynda Birke, and Wendy Faulkner, "Women and Microelectronics: The Case of Word Processors"; Sally L. Hacker, "The Culture of Engineering: Women, Workplace, and Machine"; Jan Zimmerman, "Technology and the Future of Women: Haven't We Met Somewhere Before?"; Inestra King, "Feminist Pedagogy and Technology: Reflections on the Goddard Feminism and Ecology Summer Program"; Corlann Gee Bush, "A Preview of the AAUW's Biennial Study/Action Topic `Taking Hold of Technology'"; Christine Bose, "Teaching Women and Technology at the University of Washington"; "Women and Technology Project, Missoula, Montana"; book reviews. 2295 WOMEN'S TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS. New York: Society of Women Engineers, 1980. 2nd ed. 2296 Wright, Barbara Drygulski, ed. WOMEN, WORK, AND TECHNOLOGY: TRANSFORMATIONS. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1987.
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