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Gender, Health and Information Technology in Context

  • Ellen Balka
  • Eileen Green
  • Flis Henwood

Part of the Health, Technology and Society book series (HTE)

About this book

Introduction

This volume breaks new ground by asking how our understandings of gender can be informed by exploring the socio-technical relations of ICTs in health care, and how far an appreciation of the ways in which gender works can inform and improve our understanding of how ICTs are being developed, implemented, and used in health care contexts.

Keywords

care community Computer gender health health care information technology Internet women

Editors and affiliations

  • Ellen Balka
    • 1
  • Eileen Green
    • 2
  • Flis Henwood
    • 3
  1. 1.Simon Fraser UniversityCanada
  2. 2.University of TeessideUK
  3. 3.University of BrightonUK

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