Prof. Deborah Fitzgerald
This course centers on the changing relationships between men, women, and technology in American history. Topics include theories of gender, technologies of production and consumption, the gendering of public and private space, men's and women's roles in science and technology, the effects of industrialization on sexual divisions of labor, gender and identity at home and at work.
Fitzgerald, Deborah. STS.049J Technology and Gender in American History, Spring 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/science-technology-and-society/sts-049j-technology-and-gender-in-american-history-spring-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA