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Mechanical & Materials Engineering

MECH333

MECH333 : Gender, Engineering, and Technology

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Dr. G. DumasRoom 323B, McLaughlin Halldumasg@queensu.ca(613) 533-2648

Course Description

This course examines relations between gender and technology. The main topics covered are: the role of technology on the shaping of society particularly in terms of gendering of jobs and exclusion of women, gender issues in the workplace, and the impact of technology on women's lives. Historical perspectives are presented and contemporary examples from western and developing countries are discussed. (0/0/36/0/0)

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