TIC e inequidad: ¿ganancias en red para las mujeres?

  • Judy Wajcman Escuela de Economía de Londres
Palabras clave: Tecnologías de la información y la comunicación (TIC), género, ciberfeminismo, tecnofeminismo.

Resumen

Este texto aborda las relaciones de género de las tecnologías de la información y la comunicación (TIC). Teniendo como punto de referencia los estudios sociales de la tecnología, se argumenta que las ideas acerca de las prácticas de género informan el diseño, la producción y el uso de las TIC, y que, por consiguiente, los artefactos técnicos y la cultura son parte integral en la formación de la identidad de género. Discute críticamente las teorías ciberfeministas que ven en las nuevas TIC una posibilidad emancipadora para las mujeres, como si estas tecnologías, a diferencia de sus antecesoras, fueran inherentemente liberadoras. Opta por una propuesta desde el tecnofeminismo, como una política feminista situada, que observa críticamente tanto las maneras como las nuevas tecnologías abren nuevas dinámicas de género, pero también reflejan viejos patrones de iniquidad de las sociedades contemporáneas.

 

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Biografía del autor/a

Judy Wajcman, Escuela de Economía de Londres

Ph.D., jefa del Departamento de Sociología de la Escuela de Economía de Londres.

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2013-01-24
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Wajcman J. (2013). TIC e inequidad: ¿ganancias en red para las mujeres?. Revista Educación Y Pedagogía, 24(62), 117-134. Recuperado a partir de https://revistas.udea.edu.co/index.php/revistaeyp/article/view/14198