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Author Du Preez, Amanda.

Title Gendered Bodies and New Technologies : Rethinking Embodiment in a Cyber-era
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2009
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Description 1 online resource (210 pages)
Summary In this era of ubiquitous information flow, heightened mobility and limitless consumer convenience, human interaction with new technologies has become increasingly seamless. In the process the human body is effectively and steadily reduced to just another interface or a "second life", so to speak. What is easily forgotten during this translucent transaction is that being human also necessarily implies being embodied. In other words, to constitute a body in its non-negotiable physicality is st .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [165]-183) and index
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Subject Human-computer interaction -- Social aspects.
Human-machine systems -- Social aspects.
Information society.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1443813230 (hbk.)
1443815411 (electronic bk.)
9781443813235 (hbk.)
9781443815413 (electronic bk.)